Newborn Pygmy slow loris twins in Galveston, Texas

These adorable big-eyed twin babies were recently born at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas.

Newborn Pygmy slow loris twins in Galveston, Texas

The baby lorises were born in mid-June, the second time twins have been born to the same parents at the education center and aquarium.

Newborn Pygmy slow loris twins in Galveston, Texas

The tree-loving nocturnal creatures resemble little monkeys but are actually part of a more primitive species known as prosimians. They dwell in forests of Laos, Vietnam and China and have been listed as a vulnerable species by a United Nations conservation group, according to the gardens.

Newborn Pygmy slow loris twins in Galveston, Texas

Photo credits: Moody Gardens
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