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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014
Selection of Sleeping Sites by Hanuman Langurs in Chitrakoot Forest Range of Madhya Pradesh, India
Manojkumar Mishra | Surya Kant Chaturvedi  | Mahendra Kumar Upadhayay
Abstract: Selection of sleeping sites by Hanuman langurs (Semnopithecus entellus) were studied by in Chitrakoot forest range Madhya Pradesh India, from January 2012 to December 2012. For this study we selected three troops (two bisexual and one all male bands). The entire studied troop used large tree species, with have numerous branches straight trunk and dense canopy, for roosting. Total 16 plant species were used by langurs for sleeping site. During rainy and cold season the Hanuman langurs sleep in cave and old heritage building and temple. During rainy and cold season the Hanuman langurs sleep in cave and old heritage building and temple.
Keywords: Hanuman langurs, altitude, troops
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014,
Pages: 2669 - 2672