Proboscis Monkeys

Bekantan or proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) is an endemic primate of Kalimantan. They are shy; live in groups consist of 10-30 individuals. In Sungai Hitam (means black river), a habitat of bekantan in East Kalimantan, the animals are facing a condition where they have to adapt their behavior. The forest is surrounded by human civilization: villages, intercity road, oil pipes, agricultural field, and meadows where cattle feed.  •  Tearsheets (2008)