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  Gray langur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The gray langurs are a group of Old World monkeys and make up the entirety of the genus Semnopithecus.
In Sri Lanka, it is natively known as the Wanderoo.
Langurs from the southern part of their range are smaller than those from the north.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gray_langur   (216 words)

  
 Gray langur -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The gray langurs are a group of (Of Africa or Arabia or Asia; having nonprehensile tails and nostrils close together) Old World monkeys and make up the entirety of the ((biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species) genus Semnopithecus.
They are a large and fairly terrestrial genus inhabiting open wooded habitats and urban areas on the (A republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947) Indian subcontinent.
The (A person who adheres to Hinduism) Hindu monkey god (In Hinduism, the monkey god and helper of Rama; god of devotion and courage) Hanuman took the form of this monkey, hence its name.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/gr/gray_langur.htm   (251 words)

  
 Animal Planet :: Corwin's Carnival of Creatures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Langurs have opposable thumbs and big toes; calloused pads on their rumps; long tails and thin bodies; and long, slender limbs, hands and feet.
Langurs live in the middle and upper canopies of the forests of northeastern India and the Malay Peninsula.
Langurs form several kinds of social groups, but the most common arrangement is the single-male group, in which one adult male lives with several adult females and their offspring.
animal.discovery.com /fansites/jeffcorwin/carnival/primate/langur.html   (490 words)

  
 Primates
The lion-tailed macaque are very deliberate in their movements, and when crossing from tree to tree, they avoid jumping, but descend to the ground and walk across in single file.
The langur live in large troops and their diet includes some of the (for many creatures) most poisonous leaves, which are avoided even by insects.
The dorsal color is gray to flish-gray and the distal half of the tail too is fl.
members.rediff.com /cool_sinha/sinha/primates.htm   (457 words)

  
 WWF Indochina Programme
The douc langur is readily distinguishable from the smaller less arboreal primate by its brilliant colours.
The hind limbs of the fl-shanked douc langur are entirely fl and the forelimbs (except the fingers) and the body are gray (agouti hairs), the chest being a lighter gray than the rest of the body.
A new subspecies, the grey-shanked langur, Pygathrix nemaeus, was described in Vietnam (Nadler, 1997).
www.wwfindochina.org /conservation/species/douc.htm   (442 words)

  
 Silver Langur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
lain with a langur and given birth to a creature as ugly and useless as you.' Now Kim knew nothing about motor cars, but he was drawn from hiding to stare at it.
Clinical and pathologic aspects of pulmonary acariasis in Duoc langur and Proboscis monkeys.
Tentatively idendified as the douc langur monkey of the Asian subcontinent.
crystallizard.sewnlizard.com /silverlangur   (1008 words)

  
 Nilgiri Langur
Nilgiri Langur (Trachypithecus johnii): Nilgiri Langur (Trachypithecus johnii).
Sloth bear, Nilgiri langur and wild boar are generally found in sholas and on their fringes.
The Nilgiri Langur is a fairly heavily built, glossy fl or fl brown Langur with a yellowish brown head.
specieslist.com /endangered/common_name/N/Nilgiri_Langur.shtml   (2276 words)

  
 Worldisround - Wild Life in SriLanka - Zoos & Wildlife Parks in Sri Lanka pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The gray langur, with the midnight-fl face (shown here) and the macaque, or the red monkey are seen widespread in Sri Lanka/s jungle areas and sometimes even in the small villages.
The larger of the two species, the langur, lives in large groups among the trees and is usually not aggressive.
Groups of these monkeys are a common sight at some of the Buddhist temples in the dry region, and most often seen begging for give-aways, or if un-successful, stealing, from the unsuspecting visitor.
www.worldisround.com /articles/1375/text.html   (899 words)

  
 Resources on the Entellus Langur from academic institutions
Hanuman langurs: The Hanuman Langur (Semnopitheaus entellus) is adapted to eating tough food
DG Huckaby Semnopithecus entellus - Gray langur -
Captive Wildlife Database: Pongidae, Langur, Hanuman, Presbytis entellus, Cercopithecidae, Macaque,
mongabay.org /conservation/Entellus_Langur.htm   (408 words)

  
 Species Profile for Gray (=entellus) langur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Federal Register documents that apply to the Gray (=entellus) langur.
USFWS Refuges on which the Gray (=entellus) langur is reported.
The Gray (=entellus) langur was first listed on June 14, 1976.
ecos.fws.gov /species_profile/SpeciesProfile?spcode=A05M   (139 words)

  
 collard lizard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Himalayan mouse hare, yellow-throated marten, langur and rhesus monkeys.
spotted deer, sambhur, barking deer, gray langur, water buffalo and jackal are some of the...
The silver langur, a close relative of the proboscis monkey, is known for the vivid difference in color between babies and adults.
collardlizard.secslizard.com /silverlangur   (936 words)

  
 Asian Elephants articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dec 29, 2004-->The park is home to 200 Asian elephants, crocodile, wild boar, water buffalo and gray langur monkeys.
The animal reserve is home to 200 Asian elephants, crocodile, wild boar, water buffalo and grey langur monkeys.
The park is home to 200 Asian Elephants, crocodile, wild boar, water buffalo and gray languor monkeys.
www.glowingpets.com /pets/animals/Asian_Elephants.html   (583 words)

  
 Painet: stock photography and digital pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
hanuman or common gray langur breeding pair sariska newborn carried mom front stomach india
hanuman or common gray langur breeding pair sariska newborn
common langur hanuman or gray semnopithecus entellus india grooming
painetworks.com /cgi-bin/search.cgi?find=+common+langur+...+&method=or   (408 words)

  
 Corbett,Corbett National Park,Jim Corbett Park,Jim Corbett National Park,Corbett Wildlife Tour,Project Tiger,Corbett ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Some of the smaller residents of the park are Himalayan Palm Civet, Indian Gray Mongoose, Common Otter, Blacknaped Hare and Porcupine.
The Langur and Rhesus Monkeys are well distributed through out the park and warning the whole Jungle with alarm calls when they see either a Tiger or Leopard from tree-top perches.
The park is teeming with rich wildlife.Most common being Spotted Deer, Sambhar, Hog Deer, barking Deer, Wild Bear, Goral, Elephants, Langur, Fox, Jackal and the elusive Tiger, Leopard and Sloth Bear.
jimcorbettpark.com   (7495 words)

  
 Resources on the Common Langur from academic institutions
Primate Gallery - Semnopithecus: Subfamily Colobinae - Semnopithecus Common, Hanuman, or Gray Langur.
: Langur is common name for certain Asian and East Indian long-tailed, slender monkeys.
Hotspots, Chapter 11: The common langur uses the rump presentation as a submission signal in both sexes.
mongabay.org /conservation/Common_Langur.htm   (506 words)

  
 Golden Langur - educational resources
You can submit additional web links for the Golden Langur using the form below.
Unique Species: The Golden Langur lives in the area between the Puna Tsang River and the Manas River.
Contact me to correct errors, submit additional links, or make comments on the Golden Langur page.
animals.mongabay.com /iucn/G/Golden_Langur.html   (186 words)

  
 Fig-eating review: References
FUENTES, A. Feeding and ranging in the Mentawai Island langur (Presbytis potenziani).
MITCHELL, A. Ecology of Hose's Langur, Presbytis hosei, in Mixed Logged and Unlogged Dipterocarp Forest of Northeast Borneo.
NHAT, P. Preliminary results on the diet of the red-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus).
www.geocities.com /mikeshanahan/figs/FIGREFS.html   (7601 words)

  
 Zoology -- Old World Monkeys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ten Vietnamese endangered species (the three Doucs, plus Langurs and Leaf Monkeys) are featured on this Special Page.
-- Southern Gray Langur -- [ *uhzoo ]
-- Capped Langur or Leaf-monkey -- [ wisc ]
www.origins.tv /darwin/zoo/oldmonk.htm   (667 words)

  
 Gray Langur in Great Frangipani, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gray Langur in Great Frangipani, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
MB11026 - Gray Langur in Great Frangipani, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
The Gray Lagur is also named Hanuman, a legendary God in the Ramayana, who told Princess Sita, helt hostage on the island of Lanka, that she was soon to be liberated by her husband, Prince Rama.
www.ecocam.com /mview.php?id=MB11026   (69 words)

  
 Media & Topics
1977 "Sex Differences Among Juvenile Indian Langur Monkeys." Symposium entitled "Effects of Early Experience on Behavior," organized by Phyllis Dolhinow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 143rd Annual Meetings, Denver, Colorado.
1976 "Biosocial Functions of Grooming Behavior among Indian Langurs." Symposium entitled "Primate Behavior," organized by Phyllis Dolhinow, American Association of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meetings, Seattle, Washington.
1980 "Postmortem Infant-Caregiving Behavior Among Indian Langurs: Implications for the Evolution of Death and Self-Awareness." American Association of Physical Anthropologists.
www.nd.edu /~jmckenn1/lab/media.html   (4979 words)

  
 Patridiot Watch: December 2004 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Update: The Associated Press, covering the same story, reports that 21,000 people died in Sri Lanka, but none of the animals in the reserve:
Yala, Sri Lanka's largest wildlife reserve, is home to 200 Asian Elephants, crocodile, wild boar, water buffalo and gray langur monkeys.
The park also has Asia's highest concentration of leopards.
www.patridiots.com /2004_12.html   (4633 words)

  
 Living Primate Species
Common, Hanuman, or Gray Langur Semnopithecus entellus (Dufresne, 1797)
Silvered Langur or Silvered Leaf Monkey Trachypithecus cristatus (Raffles, 1821)
Francois's Langur or Francois' Leaf Monkey Trachypithecus francoisi (Pousargues, 1898)
homepage.mac.com /wildlifeweb/primate/photos/species.html   (946 words)

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