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Extinct Monkey Lives!
January 20, 2012 8:57 PM   Subscribe

SFU graduate students captures photos of the "critically endangered Miller’s Grizzled Langur, which had never been documented in the 38,000-hectare Wehea rainforest and was thought to be possibly extinct."
posted by chapps (7 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
Langur? Wehea? Hectare? What do these words mean?
posted by MrMoonPie at 9:55 PM on January 20, 2012 [1 favorite]


It's Miller's Grizzled Time!
posted by Capt. Renault at 10:01 PM on January 20, 2012 [1 favorite]


Must....answer......QUESTIONS.

A langur is an Old World monkey of South Asia.

Wehea Forest is in Borneo, declared protected.

The hectare is a unit of land measurement equal to 10,000 sq. meters, compared to an acre which is 4,047 square metres (or 0.405 hectares).
posted by DisreputableDog at 10:06 PM on January 20, 2012 [6 favorites]


Jeez, you just have to test address 0x100 to know that the MonkeyLives.
posted by w0mbat at 10:41 PM on January 20, 2012 [3 favorites]


Langurs have the best hair and the cutest babies.

Francois' langur w/ baby
Same as above
Golden langur
Silvered leaf langur w/ baby
Silvered leaf langur baby at the San Diego Zoo
posted by illenion at 11:14 PM on January 20, 2012 [3 favorites]


I'm not sure that finding one means this old worlder is in the clear.
posted by Samuel Farrow at 11:28 PM on January 20, 2012


Meanwhile, my grizzled langour is flourishing.
posted by dubold at 4:13 AM on January 21, 2012 [4 favorites]


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