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  • n. Plural form of langur.


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  • These primates belong to 38 genera and 10 different families, ranging from monkeys such as langurs and macaques to apes such as gorillas, and smaller primates such as lorises.

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  • NEW DELHI — Security officials at the Commonwealth Games aren't monkeying around anymore, deploying langurs at several venues in New Delhi to keep smaller simians from causing any trouble.

    Langurs To Patrol Commonwealth Games

  • The Games 'beleaguered organisers also suffered another embarrassment when, only a day after the much-reported importing of angry-looking trained langurs (the simian equivalent of bouncers) to scare off common bonnet monkeys near venues, the Hindustan Times reported that: A long-tailed primate sneaked inside the Athletes' Village ...

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  • Outside of the boxing stadium, a team of four langurs stand ready to scare off potential primate mischief-makers.

    Monkeys To Provide Simian Security In New Delhi

  • We tried it in the past and the monkeys are scared of langurs, so they won't go near places where they spot one.

    Monkeys To Provide Simian Security In New Delhi

  • The British Daily Telegraph says langurs are highly effective in deterring other animals from taking up residence.

    Monkeys Threaten Commonwealth Games

  • The report counted 42,000 black-shanked douc langurs along with 2,500 yellow-cheeked crested gibbons in Cambodia's Seima Biodiversity Conservation Area, an estimate that represents the largest known populations for both species in the world.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Prior to the recent discovery in the Seima Biodiversity Conservation Area, the largest known populations were believed to be in adjacent Vietnam, where black-shanked douc langurs and yellow-cheeked crested gibbons hover at 600 and 200 respectively.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Other related female langurs carry a mom's baby for her at least half of the day.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Among langurs there, males leave the troops they are born into at puberty to avoid inbreeding.

    Archive 2009-09-01


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