Two families of endangered langurs found in Quang Nam Environment

Two families of endangered langurs found in Quang Nam

Two families of 10 gray-shanked douc langurs (pygathrix cinerea) – a critically endangered (CR) species – have been newly found in the 30ha secondary forest in Tam My Tay commune of the central province of Quang Nam’s Nui Thanh district.
Quang Nam works to improve endangered langurs’ habitat Environment

Quang Nam works to improve endangered langurs’ habitat

The forest ranger department in the central province of Quang Nam has been assigned to strictly protect 30ha of remaining natural forests in Nui Thanh district’s Tam My Tay commune and crackdown on illegal poaching to save the endangered gray-shanked douc langur (pygathrix cinerea).
Travel

Da Nang to start primate tours

The Management of Son Tra Peninsula and Tourism Beaches in Da Nang and the Son Tra Forest Protection Division are carrying out a survey to start tours of the peninsula to shoot pictures of gray-shanked douc langurs starting early next month.
Primate conservation faces challenges: int’l conference Environment

Primate conservation faces challenges: int’l conference

Vietnam and other nations across the world are coping with challenges in preserving species of primates since the animals are under the threat of extinction due to illegal poaching and trafficking, and fewer natural habitat areas, a senior Vietnamese official has said.
The fight to keep langurs swinging free Environment

The fight to keep langurs swinging free

A group of biologists have spent days trailing a troop of primates in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, before they eventually caught up with about 30 gray-shanked douc langurs having an afternoon meal in the treetops some 30 metres above the ground.