The Hanuman Langur is grey washed with buff or silvery shades. Their hands and feet are black and they have long tails for balancing on tree limbs. They are. Hanuman Langur (or Grey Langur). Scientific Name. Semnopithecus entellus. Range. Western Bangladesh and eastern India. Habitats. Forest. What do they eat. Gray langurs are large and fairly terrestrial, inhabiting forest, open lightly wooded habitats, and urban areas on the Indian subcontinent.

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Further, nymphs of the insect Leptocoris augur may rely on langurs to crack the hard outer casings of langjr fruits and congregate below langur feeding locations to feed Newton Trees and shrubs predominate, followed by herbs and grasses and finally other plant hznuman reviewed in Vogel Explicit use of et al.

Gir Lion Lodge is an exciting opportunity to stay They will also make bipedal hops, climbing and descending supports with the body upright, and leaps. Asian Primates Journal 4 1: In the following months, the infants are capable of quadrupedal locomotion and can walk, run and jump lajgur the second and third months.

Because of their sacred status and their less aggressive behavior compared to other primates, langurs are generally not considered pests in many parts of India.

They will also groom each other regardless of their rank. Records of the Zoological Survey of India. They have a variable social structure but usually only 1 dominant male. The natural habitat of gray langurs is threatened by encroachment and plantation hahuman slash-and-burn agriculture. Himalayan populations experience strong seasonality in their habitat between cold winters temperatures can fall as low as They can adapt well to human settlements, and are found in villages, towns, residential areas, tourist areas, temple grounds, orchards and cultivated areas.


Some evidence suggests multiple-male groups are temporary and exist only after a takeover, and subsequently split into one-male and all-male groups. These langurs are largely gray some more yellowishwith a black face and ears. The rate of male replacement can occur quickly or slowly depending on the group. Langr Black and white colobi Black colobus C. Females usually give birth to a single infant, although twins do occur.

Junior Keeper for a Day. Langur stealing and biting people to get food in urban areas may also contribute to more persecutions.

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Golden snub-nosed monkey R. Gray langurs are primarily herbivores.

Langurs can leap 3. We are not lanyur for the content of linked sites, nor does inclusion of a link imply endorsement of the views expressed in that content. Langurs have a specialized gut that allows them to breakdown cellulose from leaves, this allows them to have a wide range of habitats.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to: All-male groups tend to be the smallest of the groups and can consist of adults, subadults, and juveniles. Dominance rituals are most common among high-ranking langurs.

They usually only have one young and weaning begins at 13 months. Most infanticidal langurs are males that have recently immigrated to a group and driven out the prior male. However, unlike some other colobines they do not exclusively eat leaves and leaf buds of herbs, but also coniferous needles and cones, fruits and fruit buds, evergreen petioles, shoots and roots, seeds, grass, bamboo, fern rhizomes, mosses, and lichens.


When resting in trees, they generally prefer the highest branches.

However if the mother dies, the infant usually follows. The Hanuman langur faces a number of threats from activities such as mining and firewood collection, as well as habitat loss and urbanisation.

Further, they have a larger body size than others among the gray langurs Groves Gray langurs live sympatrically with a number of other primates across their distribution, including Macaca sp. Births are spaced every 2 years or so.

Hanuman langur

Most species are found at low to moderate altitudes, but the Nepal gray langur and Kashmir gray hanumn occur up to 4, metres 13, ft in the Himalayas. Gray Langurs Lsngur Hanuman Langurs.

They also eat spider webs, termite mounds and insect larvae. Other populations have seasonal reproduction. In one-male groups, the resident male is usually the sole breeder of the females and sires all the young. Their tail is always longer than their body. The entire distribution of all gray langur species stretches from the Himalayas in the north to Sri Lanka in the south, and from Bangladesh in the east to Pakistan in the west.