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Proboscis Monkey Caroline & Natalie April, 2012 http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis- larvatus/image-G6356.html
Species Name Proboscis Monkey – Nasalis Larvatus Proboscis means nose as for the Proboscis Monkey has a giant nose! http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G19668.html
Where it Lives? They are found only in Borneo They live in trees near rivers or water sources http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G19663.html
How Threatened is it? http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/14352/0 The Proboscis Monkey has a very high risk of being extinct in the wild!
How Many are Left? There are fewer then 8,000 Proboscis Monkey’s still in the world http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G116548.html
Threats? Trees are cut down Small areas of forest to use Borneo’s the world’s largest place to produce palm oil from their trees! http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image- G5845.html
Positive Efforts There’s laws in all of Borneo The “Wildlife Protection Act,” “Wildlife Protection Ordinance,” & “Wildlife Conservation Enactment” http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image- G19666.html
Unique They’re mascot of Sabah (a state in Borneo) Males noses turn red when angry They live in harems – 1 male, 6 females & 4-5 juveniles http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image- G5664.html
Connected Proboscis Monkey jumps far like other monkeys It jumps from tree to tree and looks like it’s flying http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G10391.html
Females Reproduce? How long does it take for the females to reproduce? The females reproduce every 160 days http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G6361.html
Live Birth? Do the Proboscis Monkeys have live birth? They have live birth but the males are not there
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