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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Infanticide is more commonly reported in uni-male groups, possibly because situations where one male breeds drive the evolution of this trait.

In multiple-male groups, the costs for infanticidal males are likely to be high as the other males may protect the infants and they can’t ensure that they’ll sire langru with other males around.

Leopards, clouded leopards, and sometimes tigers. Up to 20 years. In the following months, the infants are capable of quadrupedal locomotion and can walk, run and jump by the second and third months.

Hanuman langur

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Non-plant material consumed include spider webs, termite mounds and even cremated human remains. John Oates Himalayan populations experience strong seasonality in their habitat between cold winters temperatures can fall as low as They eat hajuman insects than any other Colobine. At present it is unclear languf the T.


Females usually give birth to a single infant, although twins do occur. Asian Primates Journal 4 1: American Journal of Primatology. Relationships between males can range from peaceful and cooperative to agonistic.

However if the mother dies, the infant usually follows. They can adapt well to human settlements, and are found in villages, habuman, residential areas, tourist areas, temple grounds, orchards and cultivated areas. Ungulates like bovine and deer will eat food dropped by foraging langurs.

Primate Factsheets: Gray langur (Semnopithecus) Taxonomy, Morphology, & Ecology

Langurs can leap 3. Gray langurs are diurnalspending their nights in sleeping trees usually more than two near to one another in one study averaging around 12 m These males only kill infants that are not their own. India has laws prohibiting the capturing or killing of langurs.

It has also been suggested that Semnopithecus priam thersites is worthy of treatment as a species rather than a subspecies, but at present this is based on limited evidence.

They have the widest range for any primate other than humans. Views Read Edit View history. Leaves of trees yanuman shrubs rank top of their preferred food, followed by herbs and grasses.


Hind feet These monkeys often support their bodies by sitting up on their hindquarters. When langurs mate, they are sometimes disrupted by other group members.

Further, nymphs of the insect Leptocoris augur may rely on langurs to crack the hard outer casings of preferred fruits and congregate below langur feeding locations to feed Newton Applied Animal Behaviour Science. We are not responsible for the content of linked sites, nor does inclusion of a link imply endorsement of the views expressed in that content.

International Journal of Primatology. However, males seem to be able to deduce the reproduction state of female though some unknown means. In less natural habitats, gray hajuman have used old hunting towers or high-tension electric poles for sleeping Sharma Langurs have a specialized gut that allows them to hanukan cellulose from leaves, this allows them to have a wide range of habitats. Follow us on social media. Some evidence suggests that multi-male groups are temporary and exist only in the transition period following a takeover during the mating season and soon split into uni-male and all-male groups.