25 Most Endangered Primates Named

25 Most Endangered Primates Named
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Pig-Tailed Langur (Indonesia)

Timber logging and human encroachment have triggered a decline in this species, according to a new report. Numbering fewer than 10,000, these langurs have been forced into small forest remnants on Indonesia's Mentawai Islands.

The species was named one of the 25 most endangered primates in the October 27, 2007, report by the Primate Specialist Group of the World Conservation Union's Species Survival Commission and the International Primatological Society, in collaboration with Conservation International.

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