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Western purple-faced langur

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Endangered Primates of Sri Lanka - The Purple Faced Langur (Leaf Monkey)

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Western Purple-Faced Langur

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Western Purple-faced Langur

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Western Purple-leaf Monkey

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monkey (Purple-faced langur) ශ්‍රී ලංකා කලු වදුරා

The western purple-faced langur, also known as the north lowland wetzone purple-faced langur, is a subspecies of purple-faced langur endemic to Sri Lanka. It lives in the wet zone in western Sri Lanka around the former capital city of Colombo. The subspecies is generally gray-brown with lighter whiskers, a gray rump patch, and dark forearms and legs. Typical length is between 48 and 67 centimetres excluding tail, with a 59 to 85 centimetres tail. On average, males weigh 8.5 kilograms (19 lb) and females weigh 7.8 kilograms (17 lb).
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