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Meet the Red Shanked Dock – the most colorful Primate ever

Red-Shanked Douc is known as the most colorful Primate on the planet. It has a vibrant orange-yellow face and a reddish-brown neck and legs. They are very rare in the premature community.

Meet the Red Shanked Dock - the most colorful Primate ever

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This species is also noticeable with white whiskers and arms, creating a striking contrast with its black and gray fur on the body. Some people think they jump from books but they are in the jungle.

Meet the Red Shanked Dock - the most colorful Primate ever
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Along with beautiful fur, these animals also make a name for their unique tails. It reaches 2.5 feet and has a distinctive white skin triangle around the bottom.

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Living in parts of Asia, red dock primates are found in Vietnam and Cambodia. His name means “five-colored macaque” in Vietnamese.

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They prefer to live in groups on treetops where they look for leaves, flowers, buds, seeds, and fruits to eat. It is rare to see these animals on earth.

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However, due to habitat loss, the population of Red-Shanked Douc has dropped dramatically.

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Another reason for the loss of this unique species is poaching. They are considered an excellent ingredient in traditional medicine.

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If we, humans, want future generations to see this special primate, we must take action to protect it.

Meet the Red Shanked Dock - the most colorful Primate ever

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H/T: Kingdomstv

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