Proboscis Monkey Caroline Fischbach & Natalie Shade April, 2012

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Proboscis Monkey
Caroline & Natalie
April, 2012
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalislarvatus/image-G6356.html
Species Name
Proboscis
Monkey –
Nasalis
Larvatus
Proboscis means
nose as for the
Proboscis
Monkey has a
giant nose!
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G19668.html
Where it Lives?
• They are found only in Borneo
• They live in trees near rivers or
water sources
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G19663.html
How Threatened is it?
http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/14352/0
The Proboscis Monkey has a
very high risk of being
extinct in the wild!
How Many are Left?
• There are
fewer then
8,000
Proboscis
Monkey’s
still in the
world
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G116548.html
Threats?
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/imageG5845.html
• Trees are cut down
• Small areas of forest to use
Borneo’s the world’s largest place
to produce palm oil from their trees!
Positive Efforts
•
•
There’s laws in all
of Borneo
The “Wildlife
Protection Act,”
“Wildlife
Protection
Ordinance,” &
“Wildlife
Conservation
Enactment”
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/imageG19666.html
Unique
• They’re mascot of
Sabah (a state in
Borneo)
• Males noses turn
red when angry
• They live in
harems – 1 male,
6 females & 4-5
juveniles
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/imageG5664.html
Connected
• Proboscis Monkey jumps far
like other monkeys
• It jumps from tree to tree and
looks like it’s flying
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G10391.html
Females Reproduce?
How long
does it take
for the
females to
reproduce?
The females
reproduce
every 160
days
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G6361.html
Live Birth?
Do the Proboscis Monkeys
have live birth?
They have live birth but the
males are not there
Works Consulted
Rake, Jody S. The Proboscis Monkey. Mankato:
Capstone Press, 2009. Print.
Richardson, Matt.
"http://www.arkive.org/probosci
s-monkey/nasalis-larvatus." arkive.org. 1
Sept. 2006. Web. 1 Jan.
Sanderson, Jane. "Honk If You Like
Monkeys."
sirs.com. N.p., n.d.
Web. 30 Apr. 2012.
eol.org. N.p., 30 Apr. 2006. Web. 30 Apr. 2012.
Images
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G6356.html
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G19668.html
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G19663.html
http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/14352/0
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/imageG116548.html
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G5845.html
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G19666.html
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G5664.html
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G10391.html
http://www.arkive.org/proboscis-monkey/nasalis-larvatus/image-G6361.html

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