The Golden Langur and the Manas Sanctuaries

  title={The Golden Langur and the Manas Sanctuaries},
  author={Philip Wayre},
  pages={337 - 339}
  • P. Wayre
  • Published 1 September 1968
  • History
  • Oryx
Although first noted by E. O. Shebbeare in 1907, the golden langur monkey Presbytis geei was only named and described after E. P. Gee had found and photographed it in 1953 on the east bank of the Manas River on the Bhutan–Assam border. Both India and Bhutan have declared a Manas sanctuary, one on each bank of the Manas River. The author and his wife, who went to the Bhutan sanctuary to photograph and study this rare langur in the spring of 1967, describe the area as still wonderfully unspoiled… 

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Red Data Book. IUCN, Merges

  • 1966

A new langur from Goalpara District

  • Assam. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser
  • 1956

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    Red Data Book. IUCN, Morges

    • 1966

    A new langur from Goalpara District, Assam

    • Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 12,
    • 1956