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A young tufted langur tries to climb a giant fig tree

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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