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'Extinct' loris rediscovered

By T.K. Randall
July 20, 2010 · Comment icon 10 comments

Image Credit: sxc.hu
The Horton Plains slender lori has been photographed for the first time having been believed to be extintinct.
One of the world’s rarest primates driven to the brink of extinction by Britain's taste for tea has been photographed for the first time, scientists said.

Source: Telegraph | Comments (10)

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by thefinalfrontier 13 years ago
Now thats great news, Happy to know they are still there, Thanks SW,
Comment icon #2 Posted by Alladar 13 years ago
OMG! they don't have tails, how cute i want one.
Comment icon #3 Posted by mfrmboy 13 years ago
Adorable !
Comment icon #4 Posted by Darkwind 13 years ago
OMG! they don't have tails, how cute i want one. I bet they would pee all over the house and bite. I am glad they aren't extinct lets hope we can keep them that way.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Eldorado 13 years ago
Cute wee critter. Glad they are still here. thanks for the link, SW and the pics, Alladar
Comment icon #6 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: 13 years ago
This is very much like winning the lottery or the closest feeling a Bigfoot researcher would have if they can come up with a crystal clear photo of the elusive beast.
Comment icon #7 Posted by thewild 13 years ago
Nice! Good to have some nice news for a change!
Comment icon #8 Posted by j b 13 years ago
This is the kinda news that I prefer...
Comment icon #9 Posted by puridalan 13 years ago
Awh excellent..the baby one!! eppppp sooo cute..big wide eyes XD
Comment icon #10 Posted by OverSword 13 years ago
They look a bit like wingless bats.

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