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proboscis monkey, long-nosed monkey (Nasalis larvatus)
Subject: proboscis monkey, long-nosed monkey (Nasalis larvatus)
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proboscis monkey, long-nosed monkey (Nasalis larvatus)


Proboscis monkeys sitting in a tree in Borneo Malaysia
Date 16 May 2013, 15:05:57
Author Tim Denholm
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Proboscis_monkeys_sitting_in_a_tree.JPG

The proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) or long-nosed monkey, known as the bekantan in Indonesia, is a reddish-brown arboreal Old World monkey that is endemic to the southeast Asian island of Borneo. This species of monkey is easily identifiable because of its unusually large nose.

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Scientific Name: Nasalis larvatus (Wurmb, 1787)
Common Names: Proboscis Monkey, Long-nosed Monkey, [French] Nasique, [Spanish] Mono Narigudo
Synonyms:
Nasalis capistratus (Kerr, 1792)
Nasalis nasica (Lacépède, 1799)
Nasalis recurvus Vigors & Horsfield, 1828
Simia capistratus Kerr, 1792
Cercopithecus nasica Lacépède, 1799

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