Distribution and Conservation of Slender Lorises (Loris tardigradus lydekkerianus) in Southern Andhra Pradesh, South India

@article{Singh2004DistributionAC,
  title={Distribution and Conservation of Slender Lorises (Loris tardigradus lydekkerianus) in Southern Andhra Pradesh, South India},
  author={Mewa Singh and M. Anand Kumar and Honnavalli N Kumara and Surendra Mal Mohnot},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={721-730}
}
Slender lorises live in forests of southern India and Sri Lanka. Little is known about their distribution patterns and relative densities. We report the results of a survey conducted in 6 forest divisions in the southern parts of the state of Andhra Pradesh, South India. Relatively high densities of lorises occurred in mixed deciduous forests and in adjoining farm lands interspersed with trees. Three distinct populations inhabit the study area. We recommend conservation measures for Loris… CONTINUE READING
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