BEIJING, May 19, China Daily -- Police have been investigating the case since receiving a report in September last year that the highly endangered red slender loris was being sold on BaiduTieba, a popular online forum. Police said a man surnamed Gu was buying the wild animals online. He was arrested and many animals and animal products were allegedly recovered from his home.

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A red slender loris. [Photo/China News Service]

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