The Plight of the Slow Loris

The cruel things we do for money. We are, at times, not a nice species of animal at all.

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The black markets of Jakarta are known all over the world as being a hotbed for the sale of illegal animals, including not only the slow loris, but also species such as monkeys, baby crocodiles, snakes, owls, songbirds, and wild boar. So why is more not done to protect them?

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10 Comments

  1. Wow, this really is bad… I too, often wonder if we humans are not the ‘worst’ species of creature – with all the terrible things we do to each other, and to the planet… 😦

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