December 7, 2009

What's a Francois' Langur?

Francois Langur monkey printWell, unless you're a zoologist or regular at the San Diego Zoo you'd never guess that a Francois' Langur is a very rare monkey from China and Vietnam that has a handlebar moustache and a serious overbite!

According to Wikipedia, "there are believed to be less than 500 left in Vietnam and 1,400-1,650 in China (IUCN, 2008). There are only about 60 langurs in captivity in North American zoos". That's what you'd call endangered for sure.

Subscribe by email Your subscription will begin only after you activate it by responding to the email you will receive from "FeedBurner Email Subscriptions" immediately after submitting this request. If you do not see the email within the next minute, please check your spam folder.

No comments:

Featured Post

Industrious Rat on Wildlife Camera

Something a little different today - an infrared video compilation of a rat the insists on covering my deck each night with sticks and leave...

Most-Popular Posts in the Last 7 Days