Delacour’s langur

It has a local Vietnamese name that translates to ‘langur with white pants,’ derived from their coat markings

Also known as Delacour’s lutung is a Critically endangered species of lutung. They have black and white coloration and a long bushy tails. The upper body is black, with a sharp demarcation to white from just above the hips to above the knees, which makes them look like they are wearing a pair of knee-length white shorts.

These lutungs are mainly folivores, as about 78% of their diet comprises a wide range of foliage. However, they also eat seeds, fruits, and flowers. They are primarily threatened by hunting for traditional medicine. As of 2010, it was believed that less than 250 wild individuals.


Population est.

Anything we've missed?

Help us improve this page by suggesting edits. Glory never dies!

Suggest an edit

Get to know me

Terrestrial / Aquatic

Altricial / Precocial

Polygamous / Monogamous

Dimorphic (size) / Monomorphic

Active: Diurnal / Nocturnal

Social behavior: Solitary / Pack / Herd / Troop

Diet: Carnivore / Herbivore / Omnivore / Piscivorous / Insectivore

Migratory: Yes / No

Domesticated: Yes / No

Dangerous: Yes / No