During the patrol, the forest protection force of Ba Na – Nui Chua (Da Nang) discovered a rare herd of Red-Shanked Douc Langur.

On October 20, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) of Da Nang City said that during the patrolling and checking of the forest at Block 6, sub-area 47, the specialized forest protection force of the Management Board. Ba Na – Nui Chua special-use forest manager discovered a herd of brown-shanked douc langur with the number of 6 individuals.

Mr. Tran Viet Phuong – Deputy Director of Da Nang Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said that in recent years, special-use forests have been well managed and protected, so douc langurs appear more, and the distribution area is discovered. is now wider.

“The number of langur herds and individuals can be many times larger than the number detected and recorded. Because the distance from the observer’s position to the langur herd’s location is quite far, the recording equipment is mainly Cell phones only recorded in close range,” Phuong said.

Da Nang Department of Agriculture and Rural Development further informed that in 2016, the rangers first discovered the Red-Shanked Douc Langur in other sub-zones of Ba Na – Nui Chua special-use forest. This is a very encouraging event because this rare wildlife species mainly live in the Son Tra Peninsula, about 40 km from Ba Na – Nui Chua forest, located separately from each other by the urban area.

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the Red-Shanked Douc Langur is facing a high risk of extinction, ranking second on the IUCN red list of threatened species. In Vietnam, the brown-shanked douc langur belongs to an endangered, precious and rare species of forest animal in the Vietnam Red List 2007.

Source: Dan Viet

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