This young tufted langur‘s size makes it tough for him to scale the giant banyan fig tree where figs are ripe and abundant. This Smithsonian Channel clip from Monkey Island: Trouble in Paradise demonstrates why climbing is an essential skill for little 10-week-old ‘Pip’ to learn, especially at the end of the fruiting season when harder-to-reach foods are still available.
He’s small, but Pip is bigger than he used to be. He’s only a five-week-old tufted langur baby in the clip below:
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