DUSKY LEAF LANGURS
Scientific Name : Trachypithecus obscurus
Global Conservation Status (IUCN): Near threatened
The dusky leaf monkeys spend their time dwelling on high trees and spend their time chilling and searchin for food together in a troop of 5-20 individuals. The newborn duskys clutch on to their mother with their striking golden or yellow fur and cute pink face for about 6 months gradually turn dark grey when mature.
Dusky leaf monkeys are primarily folivorous (a herbivore specialized in eating leaves) eating the greens such as young leaves and shoots of plants.
They inhabit the islands of Penang, Langkawi and Perhentian Besar. Trachypithecus obscurus ssp. obscurus is mainly found in peninsular Malaysia while other subspecies are found scattered in Thailand and Burma.