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A Tall Fig Tree Poses a Challenge for a Young Monkey

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A Tall Fig Tree Poses a Challenge for a Young Monkey

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An alpha male tufted langur has led his troop to a huge tree packed with figs ? a nutritional bonanza for these hungry monkeys. But can the youngest member of the troop make it up as well?

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Life is idyllic for this troop of tufted grey langurs, who spend their days lounging among ancient temples and feasting on fruit. But now there's trouble in paradise: a crippling drought makes food hard to find. To make matters worse, three bachelor males have invaded their territory, intent on overthrowing their leaders and killing the troop's infants. Does their leader have what it takes to help them overcome the most dangerous threats they've ever faced?

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