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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Francois’ langurs (Trachypithecus francoisi) at Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. This species exhibits ‘aunting’ behavior, meaning several females will take care of the same baby. The bright orange coloration (which disappears by age six months) is thought to allow for easy tracking of the young one no matter which surrogate mom has it at any time.

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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Francois’ langurs (Trachypithecus francoisi) at Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. This species exhibits ‘aunting’ behavior, meaning several females will take care of the same baby. The bright orange coloration (which disappears by age six months) is thought to allow for easy tracking of the young one no matter which surrogate mom has it at any time.

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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Francois’ langurs (Trachypithecus francoisi) at the Omaha Zoo. These monkeys are good jumpers. When they’re born, they’re bright orange for the first three or four months. They’re also good at ‘aunting’, meaning various females care for other’s babies.

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A pair of endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Francois’ langurs (Trachypithecus francoisi) at the Omaha Zoo.

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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Francois langurs (Trachypithecus francoisi) at the Omaha Zoo.These monkeys are good jumpers. When they’re born, they’re bright orange for the first three or four months. They’re also good at ‘aunting’, meaning various females care for other’s babies.

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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Francois langurs (Trachypithecus francoisi) at the Omaha Zoo.These monkeys are good jumpers. When they’re born, they’re bright orange for the first three or four months. They’re also good at ‘aunting’, meaning various females care for other’s babies.

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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Francois langurs (Trachypithecus francoisi) at the Omaha Zoo.These monkeys are good jumpers. When they’re born, they’re bright orange for the first three or four months. They’re also good at ‘aunting’, meaning various females care for other’s babies.

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