Raffles’ banded langur (Presbytis femoralis femoralis) is only found in Singapore and southern Peninsular Malaysia. With only 60 langurs left in Singapore and an estimated 250 to 300 left in Malaysia, it is critically endangered. Photo: courtesy of Andie Ang

Singapore’s rarest monkeys need love and space to live, says local scientist devoted to saving primates

  • Singaporean scientist Andie Ang searches the wildest parts of the Lion City’s for signs of the extremely rare Raffles’ banded langur
  • As well as helping the surviving 60 langurs left in Singapore, she also travels around Asia to document other monkey species
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Raffles’ banded langur (Presbytis femoralis femoralis) is only found in Singapore and southern Peninsular Malaysia. With only 60 langurs left in Singapore and an estimated 250 to 300 left in Malaysia, it is critically endangered. Photo: courtesy of Andie Ang
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Toh Ee Ming

Toh Ee Ming

Ee Ming is a freelance journalist who regularly contributes to the South China Morning Post and the Xinhua News Agency, covering society, politics and culture. She has written for publications in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Nepal and Poland.