Category Archives: Primate of Vietnam

Grey-shanked Douc Langur – Pygathrix cinerea

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The Grey-Shanked Douc Langur (Pygathrix cinerea), classified under the Animalia kingdom and Chordata phylum, was discovered in 1997 in Vietnam. Native to the region from Quang Nam to Binh Dinh, these primates inhabit tropical hill forests at altitudes ranging from 200 to 1500 meters. Recognized for their distinctive grey fur with white markings, these langurs […]

Delacour’s Langur – Special shorts in Vietnam

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Delacour’s Langur has a narrow distribution range, only in the Northern region of Vietnam. It is estimated that there are approximately 200 individuals, with 100 of them concentrated in one area. Other areas are fragmented, and the populations there are small. This species is another member of the list of the 25 most critically endangered […]