A rare monkey born at an Australian zoo, One of the world’s rarest monkeys has moved born at an Australian zoo. The male Francois’ Langur with its unique orange fur was shown at Sydney’s Taronga zoo last week and has not yet been named.
Critically-endangered, the animal only located in China and Vietnam where it approached by poachers and loss of habitat from invading development. “Seeing Francois’ Langurs in the wild is especially rare, but understanding a baby is even more so,” stated Senior Zoo Keeper-Jane Marshall.
A rare monkey born at an Australian zoo, The baby’s brilliant orange hair satisfies just a few weeks before it starts to shade to the colour of its mother Noel’s fur. The zoo thinks there are only about 3,000 of the kinds left in the wild.
“Not a lot of people understand about Francois’ Langurs as a species, but these beautiful animals are very vibrant animals, which are incredibly agile and intelligent,” Marshall added.