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langur:

see monkeymonkey,
any of a large and varied group of mammals of the primate order. The term monkey includes all primates that do not belong to the categories human, ape, or prosimian; however, monkeys do have certain common features.
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They, in turn, explain the habitat fragmentation and near-extinction of the Cat Ba langur and other species that used to inhabit this landscape.
A few months back, a langur was seen in Kasur city, but wildlife department officials had failed to catch it.
We were on a roll as went on to see elephants, buffalos, sambar deer, jackals, lively langur monkeys, along with tiny bee-eater birds, brightly coloured jungle fowl and plenty of peacocks.
These include Asiatic Cheetah, Long Billed Vulture, Hawksbill Turtle, Kashmir Grey Langur and Indus Dolphin as well as prominent birds like Houbara Bustard and Lesser Florican.
Present study suggested a low level of genetic diversity; however, gene flow was higher suggesting low chances of inbreeding between gray langur populations of Pakistan and AJK.
Vietnamese langur monkeys, which are one of the world's most endangered primate species, are often trafficked and consumed in the Southeast Asian country as many still believe in the healing and medicinal qualities of the animals' body parts.
Also, we observed predation activity by Javan leopard on Javan langur (Trachypithecus auratus).
In a bid to curb the monkey problem the city 'employed' larger, more ferocious langur monkeys to go after the smaller groups of Rhesus macaques.
The 36-year-old driver is seen smiling and patting the langur monkey as it sits atop the wheel of the moving bus in footage shot by a passenger.
However, when a video of the relaxed - and apparently competent - langur monkey taking the wheel went viral, the human driver's employers took action.
Approximately half of Cat Ba Island is covered by its national park, which is the home to the highly endangered Cat Ba Langur. The Cat Ba Archipelago boasts pristine beaches, secluded lagoons, coves, tropical forests, and lakes, allowing holidaymakers to swim, kayak and bike to fully experience the Gulf of Tonkin.