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Golden Langur

Trachypithecus geei

Description:

Golden Langur is an old world monkey native to a small region of Western Assam in India and also to the Black Mountains of Bhutan. It is definitely the most endangered primate species of India. The population is less than 5000 and they are almost extinct in India having its home only in Bhutan. The langur is confined to high trees where its long tail serves as a balancer when it leaps across branches. Its diet is herbivorous, consisting of ripe and unripe fruits, mature and young leaves, seeds, buds and flowers.

Habitat:

They are found mainly in the Black Mountains of Bhutan and also in a small region of Assam in India.

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3 Comments

Pulkit.Singal
Pulkit.Singal 10 years ago

beautiful tail and body

Aj Unni
Aj Unni 10 years ago

Thank you so much!

p.young713
p.young713 10 years ago

Beautiful photo!

Aj Unni
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Aj Unni

Guwahati, Meghālaya, India

Spotted on Sep 7, 2011
Submitted on Sep 30, 2011

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