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Slow Loris rescued, released

Staff Correspondent
Shillong, May 8: In a bid to protect and preserve the rich biodiversity of the region, the Deputy Commissioner, West Garo Hills, Ram Singh along with the members of the Huro Programme released one Slow Loris (nycticebus bengalensis) recently at Rangwalkamgre Community Reserved Forest near Babadam under West Garo Hills District. It may be mentioned that this animal was found stranded in the human habitation at Resubelpara, North Garo Hills which was rescued by one Xavier N Sangma and the Huro Programme informed on the same.
The manager, Huro Programme, Pakseng Sangma, informed that the Huro Programme is a wildlife NGO based in Garo Hills and has been working since 2008 for the protection and conservation of Hoolock Gibbons in particular and other wild animals in general took immediate custody and brought it to its centre at Silchotchigre.