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  • They are home to thirteen primate species: three apes (the orangutan and two gibbon species), five langurs, two macaques, the tarsier (Tarsius bancanus), the slow loris (Nycticebus coucang), and the endangered proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus).

    Borneo lowland rain forests

  • The Sulus (Sangasanga, Bongao, Simunul, Tawitawi) also support a population of slow loris (Nycticebus coucang), a Sundaic primate that is not found in the remainder of the Philippines.

    Sulu Archipelago rain forests

  • However, these forests contain numerous primate species such as several leaf-monkey species, slow loris (Nycticebus coucang), long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis), pig-tailed macaque (M. nemestrina), and siamang (Hylobates syndactylus), the region's largest gibbon and found only in Malaya and Sumatra's lowland forests.

    Sumatran lowland rain forests

  • [Figure: _Loris gracilis_ and _Nycticebus tardigradus_.]

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • Nycticebus wrote: "The student wished to have for her presentation 'a photo of the underground railroad. '"

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  • (Nycticebus pygmaeus) is a rare species of loris found in the tropical dry forests of Vietnam, Laos, China, and parts of Cambodia.

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  • Nycticebus pygmaeus (a nocturnal prosimian) rely on olfactory deposition frequency to select mating partners

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  • The slow Loris (Nycticebus coucang) and pygmy slow Loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus) live in the same general area, and are similar in behavior to the slender Loris.


  • Other species of conservation significance include the globally threatened surili (or Java) leaf monkey (Presbytis comata), fishing cat (Felis viverrina), wild dog (Cuon alpinus), Javan warty pig (Sus verrucosus), banteng (Bos javanicus), and slow loris (Nycticebus coucang).

    Western Java rain forests

  • Nycticebus pygmaeus): do females use odor cues to select mates with high competitive abilities?

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  • Nycticebus is a genus of primates of the family Lorisidae, comprising the slow lorises of south-east Asia; a primate of this genus (Oxford English Dictionary). See nycticebus.

    September 18, 2011