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Title: Perodicticinae  
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Subject: Angwantibo, Calabar angwantibo, Potto, Loris, Slow loris
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Calabar angwantibo, Arctocebus calabarensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Lorisidae
Subfamily: Perodicticinae
Gray, 1870


Perodicticinae is the subfamily of Lorisidae that includes the four species of African primates as shown below. They have a vestigial tail and index finger. The snout is pointed and the ears and eyes are large. The coat is dense, brown and woolly.

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