Saban Grizzled Langur Presbytis sabana
The Saban Grizzled Langur lives in evergreen, lowland, riparian, montane, tree plantations. They mainly eat young leaves, unripe fruits, seeds, flowers. Young leaves make up most of their diet (42-45%), with seeds making up 17-21% of the diet; flowers are consumed 3% or less; and fruits make up about 3-25% of the diet. This species is assessed as Vulnerable as there is past and continuing decline of over 50% of the population over 36 years (three generations) due to massive habitat loss and fragmentation as well as excessive hunting for food and ‘bezoar’ stones.
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Setiawan, A. & Traeholt, C. 2020. Presbytis sabana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T39810A17987041. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-2.RLTS.T39810A17987041.en. Downloaded on 25 January 2021.
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