Nilgiri Langur

By: Fragile Prints

Jul 17 2012

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Category: India, Kerala

1 Comment

Focal Length:200mm
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:NIKON D3100

langur, monkey, Nilgiris

A threatened species with a scientific name of Trachypithecus johnii. This Nilgiri Langur is caught for its flesh and fur. The Flesh is said to have aphrodisiac properties.

They are most commonly seen in the Western Ghats in India in the hills of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamilnadu.

Also Check out a photograph of its close cousin in HERE

Location: Munnar, Kerala, India


One comment on “Nilgiri Langur”

  1. Hello Mr Prancer,
    I have nominated your blog for an award. You can see the details on my blog.
    Wonderful capture of the Nilgiri Langur.

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