grey-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix cinerea)
English: Photo of Grey-Shanked Douc Langur at Cuc Phuong Primate Rehabilitation Center, Vietnam.
Date 7 July 2006
The grey-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix cinerea) is a douc species native to the Vietnamese provinces of Quảng Nam, Quảng Ngãi, Bình Định, Kon Tum, and Gia Lai. P. cinerea was originally described as a subspecies of Pygathrix nemaeus in 1997 . The total population is estimated at 550 to 700 individuals. In 2016, Dr Benjamin Rawson, Country Director of Fauna & Flora International - Vietnam Programme, announced a discovery of an additional population of more than 500 individuals found in Central Vietnam, bringing the total population up to approximately 1000 individuals. Order: Primates, Family: Cercopithecidae, Subfamily: Colobinae.