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Nilgiri Langur


Posted by clement on Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:49 pm

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These normally don't come down from their canopy. In this particular patch of the forest, they had to come down as the road was bisecting their forest, hence one came down and ran for the next tree, the light was not favorable for photography, hence the blur :-)

D5, 500mm
ISO 3200, f4, 1/500 shutters.
Valparai, India

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by Carol Clarke on Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:52 am
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They are so comfortable up in their tree canopy but must feel very vulnerable on the ground.  It must be awkward for them when roads suddenly appear across their normal routes, and I love the way you caught this one stretched out and making a run for the next tree!

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by david fletcher on Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:55 am
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Hows that for timing Clement! Well done!
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by Ron Day on Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:53 pm
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Great stretched out pose and nice low angle, Clement.
 

by bobmcrae on Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:40 pm
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Great timing. I really like the action you've captured. First time I've seen this animal.
 

by Mako_Elite on Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:26 am
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Timed to perfection.

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