Efforts mooted to save rare monkey


Taking action: (From left) Raffles’ Banded Langur Working Group chairman Dr Andie Ang, Chow and USM Prof Mashlor Mansor showing images of the rare monkey.

JOHOR BARU: The lack of awareness of a rare monkey species – presbytis femoralis – which is unique to Johor and Singapore is threatening its existence.

The monkey, commonly known as Raffles’ Banded Langur or Lotong Cenekah, is black in colour and its features often cause it to be confused with another similar-looking species – trachypithecus obscurus or Dusky Langur.

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