langur langur

Definition(s):

  • (n) slender long-tailed monkey of Asia

Usage(s):

  1. For India's langur monkeys, infanticide works In his classic work On Aggression, Nobel Laureate Konrad Lorenz argued that man is the only species that regularly kills.
  2. One of the rarest is the golden-headed langur.
  3. To catch langur monkeys, he makes a one-inch hole in a coconut shell, puts rice inside.

News

  1. Photos: Three Adorable Baby Primates Make Their Bronx Zoo Debut

      Make room in your busy life and in your battered heart for these three photos of young primates charming the world at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo . The li'l cuddly creatures are from three different species; here we've got a Brown Collared Lemur, a Sliver Leaf Langur, and a Mandrill. All three births are part of the Species Survival Plan (SSP), a cooperative breeding program ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  2. Bronx Zoo Debuts Three Primate Babies

    The zoo is now home to brown collared lemur, silver leaf langur and mandrill babies.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: CBS New York

Quotes

  • "The Delacour's langur is in the top 25 of the critically endangered primate list," said Russell Mittermeier, president of Conservation International. "But the good thing about the Delacour's is that people are beginning to pay attention to...
    on Aug 29, 2004 By: Russell Mittermeier Source: BBC News

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