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This Tufted Langur Troop is More Like a Nursery These Days

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This Tufted Langur Troop is More Like a Nursery These Days

Short | 02:17

The tufted langur troop is made up of an eight-year-old alpha male and nine adult females. Given this dynamic, it?s no surprise that the troop has experienced something of a baby boom lately.

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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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