What Is a Baby Loris?

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A baby loris is a primate with long limbs and no tail. It has pronounced ears and large eyes with hazel-brown irises. A baby loris has dark fur around its eyes and a white stripe running from its head to its nose.

The loris lives in lowland forests of Sri Lanka. There are three subspecies: L. tardigradus tardigradus is the smallest loris, L. tardigradus grandis is larger than the other subspecies and has more fur on its body and L. tardigradus nycticeboides has long fur and hairier hands and feet than the other subspecies. The loris breeds twice a year and produces one or two offspring.