This is an Ebony Leaf Monkey (Javan Lutung). They aren’t the most attractive of primates but they have a fascinating, haunting look to them. They are only found in Indonesia and as expected, are endangered.

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  • Sheila Smith
    Sheila Smithover 5 years ago

    What an amazing animal. What sort of primate is it?

  • Ebony monkey :) Not the ‘prettiest’ of primates but one of the more interesting types :)

    – Natalie Manuel

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchover 5 years ago

    Just amazing.

  • Maria Murphy
    Maria Murphyover 5 years ago

    WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • ltruskett
    ltruskettover 5 years ago

    So cute……..great capture……….

  • WayoftheWarrior
    WayoftheWarriorover 5 years ago


  • casp3r
    casp3rover 5 years ago

    I’m stunned

  • Matt Roberts
    Matt Robertsover 5 years ago


  • ummmmmmmmmmm?

    – Natalie Manuel

  • Paul Thompson Photography
    Paul Thompson ...over 5 years ago

    great shot!!

  • Alkhatri
    Alkhatriover 5 years ago

    Amazing animal .. Nice shot !!

  • Amanda  Cass
    Amanda Cassover 5 years ago

    love the look on his face i love monkeys :) great work!

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