MADIKERI: A Slender Loris was spotted in Napoklu town area by a journalist.
Duggala Sadanand, a freelance journalist and owner of Ramya photo studio at Napoklu was surprised to see Slender Loris sitting in front of his studio in the morning hours. He was bitten while he tried to touch the animal. However, he succeeded in catching it inside a box.
The Slender Loris was then handed over to Devaraj, range forest officer in Bhagamandala.
An endangered species, the tiny creatures are listed among Schedule I species in the Wildlife Act, 1972.