Rescue of Endangered Red-Shanked Douc, “Queen of Primates”, in Stung Treng

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Rescue of Endangered Red-Shanked Douc, “Queen of Primates”, in Stung Treng

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:11 am

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Stung Treng, Cambodia News: A Stung Treng man recovered a rare red-shanked douc monkey, and on 16 February, he handed it over to the local forestry authorities for treatment because it is sick.
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According to wikipedia, the red-shanked douc monkey is found in Vietnam, Southern Laos and also, possibly Northeastern Cambodia. Before 1967, the douc was completely unstudied, and even today, very little research has been done, but it is estimated that there are around 1300 red-shanked douc monkeys living in Vietnamese forests.
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Hunting is currently the major threat to this species, most often for subsistence use and traditional medicine. Local people often hunt the species for food, pets or making glue.
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Re: Rescue of Endangered Red-Shanked Douc, “Queen of Primates”, in Stung Treng

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:30 pm

Awesome. Good job buddy.
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Re: Rescue of Endangered Red-Shanked Douc, “Queen of Primates”, in Stung Treng

Post by Spigzy » Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:43 pm

Not to be confused with the red-faced Douc primates found in the Houses of Parliament.
Meum est propositum in taberna mori,
ut sint Guinness proxima morientis ori.
tunc cantabunt letius angelorum chori:
"Sit Deus propitius huic potatori."
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