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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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An animal adoption makes a unique gift and helps our They range from arid habitats to tropical evergreen rainforests, including all forest types excepting dense rain forest and range higher than m They will mate both polygynously and polygamously. 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.

Or, cross-reference the two! You must have JavaScript enabled to fill out this form. Females within a group are matrilineally related. Traditionally, only Semnopithecus entellus was recognized as a species, the remainder all being treated as subspecies.

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Externally, the various species mainly differ in the darkness of the hands and feet, the overall color and the presence or absence of a crest. In some areas, wild cattle and deer wait under arboreally feeding gray langurs and eat foods dropped by the primates Punekar Habitat They favour open woodland rather than dense forest, where they can climb and walk along the branches.

Most infanticidal langurs are males that have recently immigrated to a group and driven out the prior male. They possibly occur in Afghanistan.

Solicitations are not always successful in achieving a copulation. Pygathrix Doucs Red-shanked douc P. Gray langurs live sympatrically with a number of other primates across their distribution, including Macaca sp.

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Bark is eaten mostly in times of food scarcity and rarely at other times Sharma Home ranges, like other aspects of gray langur ecology are also quite variable; from 0. Leaves of trees and shrubs rank at the top of preferred food, followed by herbs and grasses. 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 hannuman, evergreen petioles, shoots and roots, seeds, grass, bamboo, fern rhizomes, mosses, and lichens.

Gray langurs or Hanuman langursthe most widespread langurs of the Indian Subcontinentare a group of Old World monkeys constituting the entirety of the genus Semnopithecus.

Dussumier’s Malabar langur, southern plains gray langur; S. This is the must-do Other threats include open cast mining, fire damage, hannuman, ground litter removal, januman non-timber forest products including wood for fuel, fodder, fruits, gums, seeds, and medicinal plants. Gray langurs can adapt to a variety of habitats.

Langur with youngIn uni-male groups, the resident male is usually the sole breeder of the females and sires all the young. Our females share a unique bond and have lived together for most of their lives.

October 28, Written by Kurt Gron. Uttar Pradesh Journal of Zoology. Higher ranking females are more reproductively successful than lower ranking ones.

Leopards, clouded leopards, and sometimes tigers. Other population have seasonal reproduction. In addition, females groom males more than the other way around.

They will eat, move and rest together and embrace, and greet each other. When langurs mate, they are sometimes disrupted by other group members.