Hanging out in a tree top
A female proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) sits high in a tree top in the late day light along the Sekonyer River, Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesia.
The nose of a proboscis monkey displays that monkey’s status, and the nose can get as large as 7 inches. The males have larger noses than females and the older males have larger noses than the young males. The also act as resonating chambers to amplify warning calls and attract females. This threatened species only live on Borneo Island.
proboscis monkeytree topfemalesittinglooking downSekonyer RiverTanjung Puting National ParkKalimantanIndonesiaTerry Allen, from