Gray langur (Semnopithecus hector)
|Also known as:||Hanuman langur, lesser hill langur, Tarai gray langur, Tarai sacred langur|
|Synonyms:||Semnopithecus entellus hector|
- The grey langur is native to Bhutan, India and Nepal.
- The grey langur is also known as the Hanuman langur after the monkey-god Hanuman, and is considered sacred in the Hindu religion.
- The grey langur is mainly arboreal, and feeds on leaves.
Classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).
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