Endangered Asian Species Trust
Protecting endangered primates in Vietnam through Rehabilitation, Research, Local Empowerment and Education.
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Well, all our staff now have large smiles when you mention Ellie and Teo. They are the most beautiful pair. Ellie is protective of her new man and shows her affection by gentle grooming for hours every day, which Teo reciprocates. We have never seen Teo do this before.
Just with the day to day care Taite was craving attention and started to run to the keepers for insects. Although signs of a healthy young loris, these are also signs of an individual that will not retain behavioural fitness for release.
Two “bengalensis (Nycticebus bengalenisis)” loris arrived on Dao Tien. How long had they been in captivity? We do not know. They had both worn wire collars fastened to the cage door so they could not move.
The enthusiasm for the meeting from Vietnamese delegates was excellent. Let’s hope we can improve our conservation effort by working together.