MONKEY PAPER - Adam Santucci Nycticebus Coucang Nycticebus...

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Adam Santucci Nycticebus Coucang Nycticebus coucang , also known as the slow loris, I just one of the prosimians in the lorisiforme family found in the world today. This small timid creature inhabit’s the higher reaches of the trees in its habitat and though, like its names suggests, it moves slow, it still has its defenses against predators or any other threats that it may come across (Orville and Marjorie 1967). There is so much to know about these elusive nocturnal primates such as where they are found first off. Nycticebus coucang can be found in many different areas of the world. Some notable locations are India, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, and Java (Encyclopedia of Animals). According to the article, “Distribution and Conservation of Nycticebus bengalensis in Northeastern India” the slow lorises are not recognized as an endangered species, but they are suffering from habitat disturbances in that particular area, some examples of these being logging pressure, poaching pressure, and the presence of insurgents in the forests. After investigation of many different sites, the Nycticebus coucang was found to be in more abundance in some areas as compared to others, which is speculated to be caused by the many different forms of
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