Langurs are mostly arboreal (tree dwelling) and are excellent at brachiating, which is a type of locomotion that many arboreal primates use to move from tree to tree. The spectacled langur is named after the unique markings on its face. These markings resemble glasses or spectacles!
TYPE OF ANIMAL:
mammal, primate, cercopthecidae (Old World monkeys)
southeast Asia: Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand
IUCN CONSERVATION STATUS:
foliverore (leaf eaters) although they do eat other parts of plants
not known in the wild
groups of up to 35, mostly females, with a young dominant male