Maroon leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda)
|Also known as:||Maroon langur, maroon sureli, red leaf monkey|
- The maroon leaf monkey predominantly eats leaves, seeds and fruits
- The moroon leaf monkey is aboreal, rarely coming down to the ground
- Maroon leaf monkeys have been observed eating the soil of terminte mounds, possibly to relieve digestory complaints
- Like all colobine monkeys, maroron leaf monkeys have unusually complex stomachs
Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2). Subspecies: Miller’s maroon langur (P. r. carimatae) and Davis’ maroon langur (P. r. chrysea) are classified as Data Deficient (DD); Dollman’s maroon langur (P. r. ignite), Muller’s maroon langur (P. r. rubicunda) and P. r. rubida are listed as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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