New slow loris found

Scientists working in Borneo have found a new species of slow loris (Nycticebus).

Facial fur markings provided the clue that the species was distinct.

The slow loris is a primate closely related to the lemur. It lives across South-East Asia. It is rated as Vulnerable or Endangered on the IUCN Red List.

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