CULTURE First-class protected slow loris found in Yunnan hotel


First-class protected slow loris found in Yunnan hotel


06:47, May 06, 2020


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On April 27, a slow loris was found in a hotel in Dehong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province. The animal was spotted near the hotel's hot spring, attracting many guests. The "uninvited guest" was kept in a bucket for safety reasons and the police was called in.

Slow loris is under first-class state protection in China. The species mainly inhabit tropical and subtropical rainforests, distributed in Yunnan Province and southern parts of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

The slow loris was released back to the wild on May 1 after being monitored for three days.

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