Lower Northern Slopes of Nilgiris - On the way to Masinagudi
The Tufted Gray Langur (Semnopithecus priam priam)
The tufted gray langur (Semnopithecus priam) is an Old World monkey, one of the species of langurs. This, like other gray langurs, is a leaf-eating monkey. It is found in southeast India and Sri Lanka. It is one of several Semnopithecus species named after characters from The Iliad, along with Semnopithecus hector and Semnopithecus ajax. There are two subspecies, Semnopithecus priam thersites in Sri Lanka and the southern Western Ghats in India, and Semnopithecus priam priam...