langur monkeys in temple - orchha (india)


Langur Monkeys running on Temple ledge - Orchha (India)

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MDR 30B, Uttar Pradesh, 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 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

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.­