PROBOSCIS MONKEYS

The proboscis genus, Nasalis
​includes 1 species

Nasalis larvatus

CONSERVATION STATUS: ENDANGERED

Proboscis monkeys, called bekantan in Indonesia, and sometimes otherwise referred to as long-nosed monkeys, are endemic to Borneo, including all three nations that divide the island: Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia. During Dutch colonization, proboscis monkeys were accorded an additional local moniker, monyet belanda (Dutch…

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