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Trachypithecus cristatus

Burma and Indochina to Borneo

The silvered leaf-monkey has a unimale social structure. The group, which averages 15-28 individuals is composed of a single adult male, several adult females, and immature individuals. Males will live solitarily before finding a group of its own.

Langurs are also known as leaf monkeys due to their vegetarian diet. They also have large and complex stomachs to help them digest cellulose.

Habitat: coastal, mangrove and riverine forest, and plantations
Diet: Approximately 50% leaves, 40% fruit and 10% flowers, buds and insects
Status: Near Threatened (IUCN)
Approximate Dimensions of Adult: Length: 20-22 inches.
Weight: 14.5 lbs (males)
& 12.5 lbs (females).
Lifespan: Up to 28 years
Reproduction & Offspring:

Little is known about the silvered langur's reproductive biology. They give birth to a single offspring. This species has not been found to have a birth season, with births occurring throughout the year.


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