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Meet The Slow Loris

If you haven't already heard of Slow Lorises, whats wrong with you? Only kidding. They seem to be trending of late and here are the reasons why.

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One Bit Lady Gaga

Via oystermag.com

That's right Gaga was allegedly bitten by a slow loris brought in for a music video shoot for her new song G.U.Y. The loris must not have wanted that Gaga girl under him!

They Love Rice Balls

View this video on YouTube

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If you haven't seen this gem yet, watch this adorable little Loris eat some rice balls, really, really slowly.

They Also Love Being Tickled

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And reacting really slowly.

And Eating Grapes

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And will climb and look adorable to eat them.

They Are Closet Badasses

Via wallike.com

Poisonous glands under their armpits make them one of the most poisonous mammals! Don't worry the glands are removed in pet/captive Lori. They lick the gland under their arms to make their bite poisonous as well as coat their fur in poison to protect from predators.

They Actually Are Really, Really Slow

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True to their name they do everything very, very slowly. We could all stand to slow things down a little Loris style.

And Know How to Work a Piece of Watermelon

View this video on YouTube

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Lick, lick, lick.

They Are Endangered

Via lipstq.com

Sadly many species of Slow Lori are either endangered or deemed vulnerable. Destruction of their habitat in addition to illegal capture and sale of Lori are contributing factors. Keep these little guys in mind. If you want to help go here

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