Biologist Pan Wenshi Helps a Region and a Species, the Langur – NYTimes.com

“Long ago, in the poverty-stricken hills of southern China, a village banished its children to the forest to feed on wild fruits and leaves. Years later, when food stores improved, the children’s parents returned to the woods to reclaim their young.

To their surprise, their offspring had adapted to forest life remarkably well; the children’s white headdresses had dissolved into fur, tails grew from their spines and they refused to come home.”

Lemur slideshow: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2008/09/22/science/092308-Monkeys_index.html?partner=permalink&exprod=permalink

Biologist Pan Wenshi Helps a Region and a Species, the Langur – NYTimes.com.