Slow Loris Hand Puppet from Folkmanis Puppets

$31.89 $37.99

Mysterious and exotic, the Slow Loris is an undeniably adorable creature that is sadly becoming endangered in the wild. With large, soulful eyes and a shy nature, these nocturnal members of the primate family are found in South and Southeast Asia. The Folkmanis® Slow Loris puppet is a perfect partner for conservation education. Animate the mouth, arms and hands to tell the story of these extraordinary, vulnerable creatures.

Facts of Interest:

  • The name "loris" means "clown" in Dutch.
  • The eight recognized species of slow loris can be found across South and Southeast Asia. They inhabit rain forests, bamboo groves, and mangrove forests.
  • The slow loris is the only primate with a venomous bite.
  • An eye-like fur pattern on the back of the loris' heads to confuse and surprise predators. Cobras exhibit the same evolutionary defense tactic. The slow loris can hiss like a cobra too !

 Length             Width          Height      Puppet Weight

15" LONG     12" WIDE        15" TALL        7.84 OZ

Puppet Stats
Puppet Type: HAND PUPPET
Puppet Birthday: 2016 January
Special Features: Movable mouth, arms and hands. Hand pockets for extra movement.

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