News: Golden Langurs found in the state of Assam is suffering from forced abortion and infanticide.
- Golden langur: It is an Old World monkey found in western Assam, India and in Bhutan.
- Vegetation: Moist evergreen and tropical deciduous forests as well as some riverine areas and savannas.
- IUCN Red list: Endangered
- CITES: Appendix I
- Wildlife Protection Act: Schedule I
- Threats: Habitat loss and fragmentation, Poaching among others.
- Chakrashila sanctuary: It is a wildlife sanctuary located in Assam.It is famous for having golden langur as it’s primary species.