Proboscis Monkey

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The proboscis monkey or long-nosed monkey, known as the bekantan in Indonesia, is a reddish-brown arboreal Old World monkey with an unusually large nose. It is endemic to the southeast Asian island of Borneo.Proboscis monkeys belong to the subfamily Colobinae of the Old World monkeys. The two subspecies are:[2] N. l. larvatus (Wurmb, 1787), which occupies the whole range of the species N. l. orientalis (Chasen, 1940), restricted to north-east Kalimantan However, the difference between the subspecies is small, and not all authorities recognise N. l. orientalis

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proboscis monkey eats mostly fruit from January to May and mostly leaves from June to December

proboscis monkey habitat

proboscis monkey live in mangrove swamps, but is also known to inhabit coastal mangroves, riverine forests and lowland rainforest providing that there is a good source of fresh water.