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Scientists have found the world's first poisonous monkey Nycticebus kayan- VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 15 December 2012 18:41

According to BBC, in the valley of Kayan, which flows in the eastern mountain area of Borneo was found first in the world poisonous monkeys Nycticebus kayan. As reported, primate Nycticebus kayan belongs to the genus of thick Lori and lemurs, but unlike of all other primates, Nycticebus kayan poisonous bite because of the poison, which is contained in its saliva. According to Anna Nekaris, despite the fact, that all types of lorises are included in the International Red Book, all slow loris threatened by human activity, as these primates live throughout South-East Asia- from Bangladesh to China's Yunnan Province. Nycticebus kayan primates are omnivorous and eat insects, birds, reptiles, and fruits of plants. The slow loris Nycticebus kayan developed an unusual defense mechanism-Nycticebus kayan have on hand a gland, that produces a poisonous secret, combined with saliva which is toxic, so Nycticebus kayan periodically lick themselves in danger and bite the enemy, allowing them to defend themselves from predators, THE VIDEO:

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