Five Species Likely to Become Extinct in the Next 40 Years
Conservationists estimate that one-eighth of all bird species, one-fifth of mammal species and one-third of amphibian species are at risk of extinction
- By Erica R. Hendry
- Smithsonian magazine, July-August 2010,
Location: Cat Ba Island, Vietnam
They are hunted for “monkey balm,” a traditional medicine. Most surviving langurs are females in isolated groups with little access to males.