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Rare 'cute primate' caught on camera

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Horton Plains slender loris

One of the rarest primates in the world, thought to be extinct, been has been caught on camera for the first time.

The pictures of the Horton Plains slender loris were taken in Sri Lanka by the Zoological Society of London and Sri Lankan researchers.

Dr Craig Turner, one of the Society's rare animal experts, discusses the find.


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