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Langurs in a Banyan Tree

By alansnap  
Back to the animals tonight. I saw this Langur and it's fairly large baby sitting nonchalantly in a banyan tree. I love the way they blend in even to the youngsters tail. I like this version, but I also enjoy the mono take on it, so I'll put that up as a version.

Tags: India Monkey Rajasthan Wildlife and nature Langur Ranthambhore National Park

Voters: helenlinda, robthecamman, AlanPerkins and 10 more

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helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
15 May 2012 8:23PM
The coloured version for me - wonderful tones SmileSmile

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JuBarney 6 26 3 United Kingdom
15 May 2012 9:06PM
Lovely capture - V1 for me - they blend in so well. Is this what they call a monkey puzzle tree?!!! (Thanks for PM)
alansnap 14 577 26 United Kingdom
15 May 2012 10:26PM
Thanks Ju and Helen. Yep they do blend in well. I suppose it ought to be called a monkey puzzle tree, it certainly is a puzzle. Banyans have a strange way of growing with huge aerial roots which then become subsidiary trunks so the whole thing spread amazingly. I'll put a shot up to show this fantastic plant.
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
15 May 2012 11:12PM
Colour preferance Alan, a beauty of composition and tones.
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
16 May 2012 10:17AM
Great shot, I do prefer the colour version although the mono does work.

nasbonnie 6 3
16 May 2012 11:40AM
V1 for me, the detail and colouring blend so well. You could almost mistaken the Langurs as being "carved" from the tree.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2012 7:35PM
V1 is my choice. Love the shapes and textures of the tree as well. IB

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