Nilgiri Langur

Nilgiri Langur at Sakkar Baug Zoo in Junagadh, Gujarat

Distribution: Madras, Mysore and Kerala from the Kanyakumari hills on the southern tip of India.

Food: Flowers, Fruits, Buds, Seeds, Bark, Stems, Insects, prefers to eat tender leaves.

Habitat: The Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats in South India.

Features: The primate has glossy black fur on its body and golden brown fur on its head. It lives in troops of 5 to 15 monkeys.

source: display board

(The photo was taken at Sakkarbaug Zoo in Junagadh, Gujarat)