Conservation and ecology of the neglected slow loris: priorities and prospects

  title={Conservation and ecology of the neglected slow loris: priorities and prospects},
  author={K. Nekaris and C. Starr},
  journal={Endangered Species Research},
  • K. Nekaris, C. Starr
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Endangered Species Research
  • Slow lorises Nycticebus spp. have one of the widest distributions of any nocturnal primate species, occurring in 14 Asian countries; yet, in terms of their taxonomy, ecology and dis- tribution, they remain amongst the least known of any primate taxa. Eight species are now recog- nised; 5 of these have been listed in the IUCN Red List as Vulnerable or Critically Endangered, with 3 Not Assessed. Threats to these primates not only include habitat loss, but the illegal wildlife trade. Slow lorises… CONTINUE READING
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