any of a group of lorises of the genus Nycticebus, found in Southeast Asia and characterized by a toxic bite, slow and quiet movement, and distinct patterns of color that vary from species to species: all slow lorises, noted as stockier than the slender lorises, are considered vulnerable or endangered.
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LATimes Rihanna's Instagram pic of endangered slow loris prompts Thai authorities to arrest two men.Emmy Awards Score Ratings High, Jon Hamm May Undergo Surgery | Culture Team | September 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In its movements it is slightly more active than the Slow-Loris.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 1 (of 2) | Henry O. Forbes
Its movements are deliberate, as its popular name, slow loris, implies; but it makes up for this by a vigorous tenacity of grasp.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia | Frank Evers Beddard