Signs of health
in Loris: traces found in the cage
Patches on the cage floor,
after feeding, have been observed in animals suffering from a
kidney problems, diabetes-like symptoms and dysbacteriosis.
of nutritional problems may be possible in addition by use of
for use in humans (clean plastic foil spread over the cage floor
to collect urine). Other signs of possible problems are: unusual
of urine and "urine smell" or in cases of dysbacteriosis an
smell of the faeces.
Loris and related species: health
Last amendment: 5 May 2000
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