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Sleep patterns, daytime predation, and the evolution of diurnal sleep site selection in lorisiforms.
OBJECTIVES Synthesize information on sleep patterns, sleep site use, and daytime predation at sleep sites in lorisiforms of Asia and Africa (10 genera, 36 species), and infer patterns of evolution ofExpand
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Vertical clingers and gougers: Rapid acquisition of adult limb proportions facilitates feeding behaviours in young Javan slow lorises (Nycticebus javanicus)
Abstract Animals of all ages need to access essential food resources, either on their own or with the assistance of conspecifics. Rapid physical and behavioural development is one strategy to helpExpand
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Slow lorises (Nycticebus spp.) display evidence of handedness in the wild and in captivity
ABSTRACT It has been suggested that strepsirrhines (lemurs, lorises, and galagos) retain the more primitive left-hand preference, whilst monkeys and apes more regularly display a right-handExpand
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Venom in Furs: Facial Masks as Aposematic Signals in a Venomous Mammal
The function of colouration in animals includes concealment, communication and signaling, such as the use of aposematism as a warning signal. Aposematism is unusual in mammals, and exceptions help usExpand
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Survey of practitioners handling slow lorises (Primates: Nycticebus): an assessment of the harmful effects of slow loris bites
Slow lorises (Nycticebus spp.) are one of six venomous mammals, and the only known venomous primate. In the wild envenomation occurs mainly during conspecific competition for mates and territory, butExpand
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