KASHMIR OR CHAMBA LANGUR/Behaviour, Distribution, Habitat, Size, Weight, IUCN stetus

DESCRIPTION: A large hill langur, similar to S. schistaceus in being blunt headed, maned, and mauve–brown backed with a whitish venter and a forward- looping tail, but with dark hands and forearms. Dark silvery dorsal fur.


DISTRIBUTION: Northern Himachal Pradesh and southern Jammu & Kashmir. Presence in other parts of Kashmir not determined.

HABITAT: Moist temperate mixed deciduous and coniferous forests

Size: 63-76 cm 

Wt: 12-20 kg 

IUCN Status: Endangered


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