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The Proboscis Monkey or long-nosed monkey known as "The Bekantan" in Malay, is a reddish-brown arboreal old world monkey that is endemic to the South-East Asian island of Borneo.

The Proboscis Monkey is sexuality dimorphic. Males have a head-body length averaging 75.5 cm (29.7 in) and weight on average 20kg (44.1 lb). Females average 62 cm (24.4 in) in length and weight half as much as the males. Further adding to the dimorphism is the large nose or proboscis of the male, which can exceed 10cm (3.9 in) in length, dwarfing that of the female, and hangs lower than the mouth.

The Proboscis Monkey is found only on the island of Borneo and can be found on all three nations Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. The monkeys lives only in lowland habitats such as coastal and riparian habitat, many of which are flooded by tides.

They can also be found in swamp forests, tropical health forests, rubber plantations and limestone hill forest. The Proboscis Monkey is largely arboreal and moves quadrupedally and by leaping.

The Proboscis Monkey eats primarily fruits and leaves as well as flowers seeds and insects to a lesser extent. Proboscis Monkeys spend most of the daily resting, traveling, feeding and keeping vigilant. Groups usually sleep in one or several trees that are nearby.

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