proboscis monkey

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Synonyms for proboscis monkey

Borneo monkey having a long bulbous nose

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Social organization and ecology of Proboscis monkeys (Nasalis larvatus) in mixed coastal forest in Sarawak.
Further status and conservation of proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) have been studied in Sabah state East Malaysia (Sha et.
As proboscis monkeys (Nasalis larvatus) often sleep along rivers and form bands (aggregations of one male groups) at their sleeping sites, understanding sleeping site selection may shed light on two unusual aspects of this species' socioecology: their close association with rivers and their multilevel social organization.
Gaya Island Resort is a launching pad to discover Borneo, which offers beaches, diving sites, rainforests home to many rare species, including orangutans and proboscis monkeys.
Travellers on Aqua-Firma's Birdlife & Wildlife Journeys are accompanied by their expert guides to provide good chances of encountering animals as diverse as unique Bornean Pygmy Elephants, agile Giant Flying Squirrels, Gibbons, long nosed Proboscis Monkeys and the Slow Loris with its huge night adapted eyes.
Giant sea turtles, orangutans, hornbills, proboscis monkeys, the pygmy rhinoceros and elephants exemplify its rich biodiversity.
Of all the primates (animal group that includes humans and monkeys) in the world, proboscis monkeys have the biggest honkers around.
Most of all, with a primary rainforest and canopy walk experience less than three hours away from downtown, easy viewing of a large Borneo endemic primate species 20 minutes from downtown and some of the best preserved mangroves in Southeast Asia less than an hour away; safe, stable, healthy and peaceful Brunei has, with Temburong and Selirong and its species of proboscis monkeys, a nature offering hard to beat in the region.
There we got the unique chance to see the endangered apes in their natural habitat, feasting on bananas and battling with proboscis monkeys to get the food first.
As the boat makes its way down the Menanggul River, I catch my first look at the endemic proboscis monkeys.
During my stay, I saw fireflies at night, proboscis monkeys in the mornings and evenings, and hornbills and other birds throughout the day.
JAKARTA, March 30 Kyodo Dozens of proboscis monkeys from Kalimantan, which are included on a list of endangered species, died in a zoo in East Java Province from alleged mishandling there, a leading Indonesian newspaper said Tuesday.
But proboscis monkeys don't seem to be able to smell any better than monkeys with short noses.
Cruise the Kinabatangan River, boating through lush jungle for a chance to spot wild orangutans and proboscis monkeys, and visit Turtle Island off the coast of Sabah, where giant sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.
He has also been involved in conservation programmes for orangutans, elephants, proboscis monkeys and the elusive slow loris.