COMM: Two adorable baby slow lorises have
been rescued from the illegal and brutal Indonesian pet trade.
COMM: Known as Pasar and Warung, they are
only around six to eight weeks old. They’ve both been separated from their mothers and
from their natural rainforest habitat.
COMM: Found badly dehydrated, both had their
teeth filed down, a cruel way to prevent the babies from biting, which causes terrible
damage to their mouths. Teeth are filed or cut off by poachers, because slow lorises
而锉短咬牙是因为咬牙有毒 可能会导致死亡 被塞在旁边的小笼子里的三只成年的狐猴
have a poisonous bite that can be fatal. Packed into small boxes alongside three other adult
lorises, the pair were destined for Jakarta’s animal market. Slow lorises are critically
endangered in Java and one of the main threats to the population is from the illegal pet
幸运的是 在它们被卖掉之前 当地警方介入了这件事 他们把这些宝宝送到
trade. Luckily, local police intervened before they were sold. They transported the babies
to a local veterinary center for quarantine before moving them to an International Animal
Rescue center that housed an enclosure that suits their needs.
COMM: 现在在保护站里 Pasar和Warung取得了非常卓越的进步
COMM: Pasar and Warung are now making excellent progress at the shelter.
COMM: Pasar has even learnt how to climb —
这可是一项了不起的壮举 要是在野外 这个时候她还只会紧紧的抓住她的母亲
an amazing feat as in the wild, she would still be holding onto her mother.
COMM: The duo are now inseparable, and when
如果它们黏在一起 那么它们一定是在在玩耍或者探险 国际动物保护中心
they are not clinging to one another, they can be found playing and exploring. The IAR
hopes that in time Pasar and Warung will be released back into the wild and that their
story might help put a stop to the devastating pet trade.