Reproductive biology

Most species typically have one offspring, but the pygmy slow loris often has twins. Prior to independence, the infant is typically carried around clinging to the mother's fur, and "parking" of the infant on a small branch while the mother is foraging seems to be characteristic of all species. Gestation periods are notably long relative to body size, ranging from 134 to 193 days according to species. All lorisids have noninvasive epithelichorial placentation, and are probably polyg-

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