CITES proposal highlights rarity of Asian nocturnal primates (Lorisidae: Nycticebus).

  title={CITES proposal highlights rarity of Asian nocturnal primates (Lorisidae: Nycticebus).},
  author={K Anne-Isola Nekaris and Vincent Nijman},
  journal={Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology},
  volume={78 4},
In June 2007 the Asian slow lorises, genus Nycticebus, will be put forward by Cambodia at the 14th Conference of Parties to be transferred from Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to Appendix I. Appendix II allows trade, albeit regulated, whereas Appendix I will preclude all international commercial trade in the genus [CITES, 2007]. At present capture for trade is rampant and unregulated [Schulze and Groves, 2004]. The large… CONTINUE READING
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