21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dusky Langur baby clinging to mother while she is jumping

Dusky Langurs, a vegetarian species found mainly in Malaysia give birth to orange colored babies. On hillside forests the troop all horizontal movement is by jumping from tree to tree. Newborn babies must cling to their mothers belly fur unassisted as a matter of survival as she does the jumping.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Tanjung Bungah, Malaysia
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark III
Copyright: © Graeme Guy