|Zoological name :||Semnopitheaus entellus|
|Found In :||Bandhavgarh National Park and Sariska Tiger Reserve in India|
Physical appearance : Males are 51- 78 cm long and the females are 40 -68 cm long. They are usually gray in colour. They have long tail measuring up to 3 feet. Males weigh around 18 kg and the females weigh around 12 kg. They are basically characterized by black face and black hands. They have long strong limbs.
Species : Semnopithecus schistaceus, Semnopithecus ajax, Semnopithecus hector, Semnopithecus entellus, Semnopithecus hypoleucos, Semnopithecus dussumieri and Semnopithecus priam.
Presence in India : Hanuman Langurs are found in almost all the parts of India. They are easily spotted in the Bandhavgarh National Park and Sariska Tiger Reserve
Habitat : Hanuman Langur prefers tropical, dry thorn shrub, pine and alpine forests as well as urban areas.
Diet : Hanuman Langurs are herbivorous. Their diet is composed of leaves, fruit, buds, flowers and roots.
Reproduction : The gestation period rests for 168 -200 days after which the females give birth one infant. The infant is weaned after 15 20 months. Young ones are dark brown in colour. Breading season varies with location. Female attain the sexual maturity at 3-4 years of age and the males at 4- 5 years of age.
Conservation status : IUCN classify Hanuman Langur as Lower risk.
Lifespan : Hanuman Langur lives up to 20 years of age.