Today in Vietnam, many spectacular designs of nature are facing extinction threats. Will you be the one who lends a hand to help save the primates in Vietnam?

“The Alarming Situation of Primates in Vietnam” is a photo album comprising of species information and facts that aims to raise awareness and call for urgent actions from concerned citizens.

The following photos are in courtesy and copyright of Joel Sartore.

» Southern red-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus gabriellae) – Status: Endangered.

With 25 native species, Vietnam has the highest biodiversity of primate species in the Southeast Asian Mainland.

» Southern red-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus gabriellae) – Status: Endangered

However, high demand for wildlife medicines and products creates extremely high pressure on the wild population of primates.

» Indochinese grey langur (Trachypithecus crepusculus) – Status: Not evaluated

As a result, more than 90% of Vietnam’s primate species are threatened according to the IUCN Red List (2014).

» Grey-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix cinerea) – Status: Critically Endangered

7 taxa are listed as “Critically Endangered”

» Cat Ba langur (Trachypithecus poliocephalus) – Status: Critically Endangered

10 as “Endangered”

» Northern red-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus annamensis) – Status: Data deficient

6 as “Vulnerable”

» Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) – Status: Vulnerable

3 species are named under the “The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates” from 2014-2016.

» Delacour’s langur (Trachypithecus delacouri) – Status: Critically Endangered

The Endangered Primate Rescue Center has rescued around 300 individuals, bred approximately 220 individuals and released about 66 individuals back to the wild.

» Red-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus) – Status: Endangered

Today, we are currently housing about 180 primates representing 15 species.

» Red-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus) – Status: Endangered

This year is the Monkey’s year. This year, the primates need to hear your voice and see your action more than ever.

» Red-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus) – Status: Endangered

» Southern white-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus siki) – Status: Endangered

— TO REPORT AN ILLEGAL WILDLIFE CRIME —

Call ENV’s (Education for Nature–Vietnam) national toll-free Wildlife Crime Hotline 1800 1522  Email hotline@fpt.vn report a crime in Vietnam.

TO SUPPORT EPRC AND LEAVE YOUR FOOTPRINT IN THE CONSERVATION’S TRAIL, YOU CAN DONATE OR SPONSOR AN ANIMAL AND HELP US SAVE ENDANGERED PRIMATES OF VIETNAM.
Today, we are currently housing about 180 primates representing 15 species.

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» Bengal slow loris (Nyctibecus bengalensis) – Status: Vulnerable

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