Langur Monkeys in Temple - Orchha (India)
Photos taken in the village of Orchha (India). This village used to be an important city and it has many ruined temples and palaces. This is a popular destination for Hindu pilgrims.
For more information about this place, read the Wikipedia article: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchha
Photos taken during a 7-week, 7000 Km motorcycle tour across parts of India (Delhi, Rajasthan, Ladakh, Kashmir, Jammu and more) in May-June 2009.
Photos of Gray Langur monkeys, sometimes called black-faced monkeys.
They are generally not aggressive toward humans. Many people feed them in temples, and there are colonies of those monkeys living on roofs and in abandoned buildings and temples in some cities.
For more information on these monkeys, please read the Wikipedia article: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gray_langur