Lemur of India, E India and Ceylon.
Any of various small prosimian primates of the family Lorisidae. Lorises are slow-moving, arboreal, and nocturnal. They have very large eyes; true lorises have no tails. They climb without leaping, gripping branches tightly and moving on or hanging below them.
The slender loris Loris tardigradus of S India and Sri Lanka is about 20 cm/8 in long. The tubbier slow loris Nycticebus coucang of SE Asia is 30 cm/1 ft. The angwantibo (genus Arctocebus), potto (genus Perodicticus), and galagos are similar African forms.
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