The pygmy loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus) lives in the same area, and is similar in behavior to the slow loris.
Adult Size : 1.8 – 2.9 pounds
Natural Range : Southeast Asia and western Indonesia
Social life : Solitary nocturnal forager
Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, secondary forests, and suburban gardens
Diet : Mainly fruit, with occasional insects and bird eggs
Lifespan : 20 years, observed in captivity
Sexual maturity : 18 months
Mating : Once every 12 – 18 months
Gestation : 191 days
Number of young : 1 – 2 offspring every 1 – 1 ½ years
DLC Naming theme : Indian gods and goddesses (Mitra, Chandra, Kedar, etc.)
Interesting Facts :
- Slow lorises sleep rolled up in a ball with their head between their legs.
- Slow lorises often hang upside-down from branches by their feet so they can use both hands to eat.
- The grasp of a slow loris is so strong that it can freeze in one position for hours as it stalks its prey.