HIMALAYAN OAKS & LANGURS

Carrying the baton from the previous blog EXPOSED ON A LIMB, am sharing these lovely pictures of a group of Himalayan Langurs spotted on a Mighty Oak.

Be charmed or should I say Enchanted.

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Safe Abode

The Himalayan Langur ( Scientific name Semnopithecus ajax ) is significantly Larger when compared to the Langur we see in the Plains of India.

It is also called the Dark-Eyed Himalayan Langur.

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Yummy Fruits

The Endless Tail is a key characteristic of these very intriguing Monkeys.

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Mighty Tail

The Mighty Oaks  ( Scientific name Quercus leucotrichophora) provide a safe Haven to these Gorgeous Langurs as well numerous other species.

Observe the Upper and Lower Sides of the leaves don a different hue of Green.

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Hanging onto the Mighty Himalayan Oak

All the pictures above were taken on a lovely walk on The peaceful Camel’s Back Road in Mussoorie, Uttrakhand, India.

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mukul chand

51 year old entrepreneur who has traveled extensively around the world for work and pleasure , is based in New Delhi, India. A passionate traveler born with a love for flora and fauna, is an active naturalist and amateur photographer. Here he shares his unique insight into Incredible India revealing its mysterious and exotic treasures. Writing from his heart he shares his experiences as he crisscrosses this vast and amazing land.

32 thoughts on “HIMALAYAN OAKS & LANGURS”

  1. This post couldn’t have come at a better time. I am reading Ruskin Bond’s short stories, one of which, called The Monkeys, tells an intriguing tale of a bunch of Langurs visiting the Himalayan Oaks every now and then. These interesting images help bring the story to life.
    Your blog is refreshing and informative.

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      1. Keep that humbled eye for the beauties the creator left for us to marvel it’s not just great info your spreading but you are helping a reconnecting of the ALL.. I’m humbled by your work..

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  2. The monkey you have managed to photograph looks very sagely…. and meditative…esp in the 1st snap…eyes closed..
    The beauty of its tail is also well captured in another snap….
    You, through your photographs have brought around a whole new meaning … a new dimension to “Monkey Business” :)… Keep Going

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