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Presbytis melalophos melalophos
Yellow-handed Mitered Langur (Presbytis melalophos melalophos), one of four subspecies of Sumatran Surili (Mitered Leaf-monkey), and known locally as "Simpai," in the Kerinci Seblat National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia. http://www.theprimata.com/presbytis_mela...
Seen along a trail through highland farms and secondary forest near the village of Siulak Deras on the edge of the Kerinci Seblat National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia.
Every part of Sumatra has a different subspecies of leaf monkey with varying coloration. 4 species and 21 subspecies throughout the island (according to the 1987 edition of The Ecology of Sumatra). http://i44.tinypic.com/343gbk7.jpg