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Langur Project Penang

An citizen science driven outreach research project on the ecology, behaviour & road ecology of Dusky Langurs (Trachypithecus obscurus) for the development of a sustainable langur conservation in Penang.

-What We Do-


Research

A study on the ecology, behaviour, and road ecology of Dusky Langurs. Check out the past volunteer and interns share about their experiences as a dusky!

Environmental Education

We believe that co-existence between people and wildlife can be established through environmental education. Get to know more about our outreach program and public engagements.

Conservation

Forest fragmentation is one major problem leading to the population decline of the arboreal dusky langur. Find out more about the urban canopy bridge as solution to reduce wildlife roadkill incidents.

Mission Statement:

To be the voice of the dusky langurs and wildlife residents in Penang, to serve as a citizen science-based platform for students and the local community, where LPP lead towards promoting coexistence between humans and wildlife through field research, conservation (urban canopy bridge), and environmental education. 

Support our current fundraising campaign:

A Children Picture Book


On Jo Leen Yap’s journey to becoming a primate conservationist.
Illustrated by Ammi Leong Yoke Mee

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“Every dusky is special.”


Ladies and Gentlemen, we present to you – LPP’s first Dusky Doll!🐵

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Thank you to our friends from Australia! 10319.8km completed & AUD3009 raised for LPP!

Read our blogs:

“HUMANS FEED US. HUMANS POISON US. WHY?”

On 26 June 2021, we received the news of nine long-tailed macaques dead or dying after they were poisoned near the Grand View Apartment, Paya Terubong, Penang. This news is saddening and disturbing, where a human being with the ability to make rational thoughts decided to place poison in the food for the poor macaques…

To my friends

Many of my Facebook friends have been contacting me since the news of the culled dusky langurs in Port Dickson went viral on social media. I am sorry if I am not replying to you, too many people and comments to handle now. My team and I are deeply saddened and disturbed by the news…

Why I feed wild animals

A clickbait for wildlife feeders with confirmation bias ‘Happy hormones’ dopamine and oxytocin are released in our heads when we share food with animals. Seeing them, so satisfied with what I can offer, I feel I am like a big person; I feel I am kind; I am taking care of them, this is unconditional…

Our Work in Numbers


Jan 2016

Established Since

80

Volunteers Participated

90

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Fun Facts about the Dusky Langur

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& passionate citizens in Malaysia and around the world.