Some 40 black shanked douc langurs (Pygathrix nigripes), divided into three herds, have been found living on Chua Chan Mountain in southern Dong Nai Province’s Xuan Loc District.
A family of black shanked douc langurs lives in Nui Chua National Park.
This is the highest number of black shanked douc langurs found in the area. The black shanked douc langur belongs to group 1B – the group of endangered species that needs priority protection under Vietnamese regulations.
The discovery was made when the local forest management and relevant agencies conducted searches on the mountain after they were informed by locals about the appearance of black shanked douc langurs in the area. Continue reading “40 black shanked douc langurs found in Dong Nai”