Five Species Likely to Become Extinct in the Next 40 Years

Experts estimate that one-eighth of all bird species, one-fifth of mammal species and one-third of amphibian species are at risk

(Cheryl Carlin)

The Cat Ba Langur Trachypithecus poliocephalus

The Cat Ba Langur
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Location: Cat Ba Island, Vietnam
Number: 59
They are hunted for “monkey balm,” a traditional medicine. Most surviving langurs are females in isolated groups with little access to males.

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