michifloo Tamific (Novice) Posts: 301 Joined: Mon May 10, 2010 5:04 pm Location: South Central Wisconsin, USA. Videos and images of slow lorises being “tickled” have gone viral: their large eyes peering out, tiny arms raised overhead.But, as it turns out, the loris isn’t tickled to be there. Uploaded first in 2009, a video of the pygmy slow loris N. pygmaeus went ‘viral,’ becoming an internet sensation. if I told you that before a slow loris is sold as a pet. It’s the latest YouTube sensation: a small, furry creature with huge eyes being tickled. Search in titles only Search in General Discussion only. Although the smuggling and torture of the Slow Loris is still happening, many people are being informed of the plight of the Slow Loris. member, despite many slow lorises being confiscated there [27]. The video of a slow loris raising its arms as it is tickled by its owner has been shared on YouTube more than five million times. Advanced Search Pet guineafowl loves being tickled! Post by Misaya » Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:29 pm How cute is this - Fiona - The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog. We had a look at the cutest tickles that were caught on camera! torturing it? Not only are they illegal to own, but they have sharp teeth and wild-like behaviors. These animals are caught in Southeast Asia where they live, and have their teeth ripped off so they can be easier but illegally sold as pets all over the world. And that slow lorises are suffering terribly. Animals Antics. Other organisms have a … When a slow loris is tickled it raises its arms above its head, not because it is enjoying it but in an attempt to defend itself by exposing a venomous gland on the inside of its elbow. Today I saw another example: the “slow loris being tickled” video, excerpted in the gif at right. The Slow Loris Their huge round eyes, adorable faces and almost human-like paws have made slow lorises one of the internet's favourite animals. Also consider donating to the slow loris fund at Oxford Brookes University, where Dr. Nekaris does her research on slow loris. So, even if you have a slow loris with canines removed, there are chances of sustaining toxic bites. Though, it is said that these animals use their canines for biting, another contention is that these animals use their smaller incisors for the same. as result of the pet trade, fueled by these videos. There is good news in this story. Slow loris may look cute while being tickled, getting brushed or clutching tiny umbrellas. This video of a pygmy slow loris being tickled went viral in 2009. So, who thinks the 'slow loris likes being tickled' video is cute? if you knew the tickling a slow loris is actually. Not only are they illegal to own, but they have sharp teeth and wild-like behaviors. Dmitry Sergeyev shot a video of Sonya his pet slow loris getting a good tickling.. UPDATE: If you’d like to help the loris (who are under threat of extinction), please consider visiting Dr. Anna Nekaris’ Little Fireface Project for information on her research. There are many videos and images of slow lorises being kept as pets circulating on the internet. The first loris video to go viral, posted online in 2009, shows a female named Sonya being tickled while she lifts her arms over her head. But the venomous slow loris can kill humans and the videos are endangering their existence. Adoption Day; Cat Crazy; I know I do! 1. Torture: Tickling a slow loris YouTube craze has been slammed by animal charities ... "You may have seen YouTube videos of a cute little animal called a slow loris being kept as a pet and tickled. Search. You’ve seen the YouTube videos where the slow loris raises its arms while being tickled. In most cases, slow loris bites cause severe pain and swelling. A video of a slow loris (a type of nocturnal strepsirrhine primate) being tickled became an online sensation shortly after it was posted to Vimeo in 2009: Unfortunately, that makes humans want to own them as pets, and results in wild Slow Lorises being taken from their habitats. Slow loris being tickled on Youtube IT MAY look like a cute and harmless interaction but the sight of these adorable nocturnal primates being tickled should sicken you. slow loris being tickled. Slow Lorises are interesting and adorable creatures. 6 min read. Given the chance – and if its teeth were still intact – it would give the person doing the tickling a serious bite. I don't really want to know if you think the video is cute. Sunday, April 19, 2009 at 12:19 PM It's Sunday, so here's a cute video clip of a slow loris who loves getting tickled (see how sad it gets when the tickling stops?) Daily videos. Interesting Facts About the Slow Loris. Being nocturnal, the little primates seem almost docile during the day: when they do move around, they do so slowly … How about slow loris selfies, where the animal is a photo prop for memorable travel photos you show friends back home? Videos of slow lorises being ‘tickled’ are actually torturing these timid nocturnal creatures. REVEALED: Ultra cute slow loris being TICKLED into extinction Slow lorises seized and RESCUED moments before they went for sale Every day, three … A cute slow loris gift for slow loris fans, kids and adults who love slow lorises, and anyone crazy about slow loris. Here is a brief summary of why this apparently-very-cute video should not be forwarded . Video of a slow loris being tickled: ... Make a paper craft slow loris!!!!! Archived. Without context, you might think that a little Slow Loris with its arms up being tickled appears to be a funny, adorable video. Slow Loris Loves Getting Tickled! So get those little paws up in the air if you love to be tickled like a slow loris. With its huge eyes, little hands and slow movements, the Slow Loris is possibly the cutest animal in the entire world. Or where it appears to be enjoying itself being brushed, all wide-eyed. of a cute little animal called a slow loris being kept as a pet and tickled. By downloading the pattern from Creative Park and following the instructions, you can make a cute slow loris! This mini hedgehog loves being tickled. Sonya’s owner calls her “the tickle lover.” The Slow Loris is in heaven when it gets a tickle or a good combing, and we are too! Ramolo Claudio. one of the videos in the media that is deceptive of the truth. The Slow Loris is considered an endangered species and not really suitable as a pet. But would you think it was cute. 1:05. Slow Loris Loves Getting Tickled - Funny Videos at Videobash. - Ambrose Bierce. This poor Loris is petrified and is gathering its toxin from its elbows but it has been portrayed as cute and it even specifies that he is loving getting tickled when in reality it is being tortured. Here are the 25 cutest Slow Loris GIFs ever: Cutest Slow Loris GIFs: Slow Loris Eating a Banana Slow Loris Cleaning Another Slow Loris Slow Loris Being Cute With Peter Egan, Simon Reeve. The Slow Loris is considered an endangered species and not really suitable as a pet. Posted by 8 years ago. Our Shows. Close. So, who thinks the 'slow loris likes being tickled' video is cute? The video features an overweight female, named Sonya, kept as a pet in a Russian flat being ‘tickled’ on a … All Shows; Adopt Me! He's adorable. Slow lorises are seriously cute and these funny animals love to be tickled. Two of the most popular are 'Slow loris loves being tickled' and 'Slow loris eating a riceball'.. Slow Loris Gets a Tickle and a Comb. To see how this animal is different from all the other primates, see Venom! Slow Loris being tickled. 0:30. In March 2011, a newly posted video of a slow loris holding a cocktail umbrella had been viewed more than two million times, while an older video of a slow loris being tickled had been viewed more than six … Actor Peter Egan urges us to think otherwise in this informative video. Most species of Slow Loris are about 10 in. These Animals Are So Cute It's Killing Them "If you come across a video or photo of a pet slow loris on the internet, please know that, while it may appear cute, the animal in the video is suffering." However, I must apologise for leading you here under somewhat false pretences. A video still of a slow loris being tickled. long, and weigh no more than five pounds. Without an understanding of the behaviour and physiology of slow lorises, it is easy to assume that these slow loris pets are happy and enjoying being tickled and eating rice balls. 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