YEAR OF THE MONKEY!
We’re celebrating Chinese New Year and it’s the Year of the Monkey! So we’re going around the world to meet some monkeys! Today we’re off to Asia. There are Old World monkeys, that live in Africa and Asia and New World monkeys, which live in South and Central America.
- Hanuman langurs live in South Asia in forests, mountains and suburban habitats.
- They are herbivores! They eat fruits, buds and shoots.
- Hanuman langurs can grow up to 31″ long and weight anywhere from 23 lbs to 44 lbs/
- They are the most widespread of all langur species in South Asia.
- Hanuman langurs are also called Gray Langurs.
- Hanuman langurs color varies by their habitat.
- They are diurnal.
- Male Hanuman langurs are larger than females.
- Hanuman langurs live in troops led by one or two males.
Hanuman langurs are fascinating monkeys. They often live near humans. Can you imagine considered being sacred? We think all animals are considered sacred 🙂 !