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Laraidh am Muncaidh Langur/Larry the Langur Monkey

Sreath a tha a' toirt thugainn fiosrachadh a tha inntinneach agus iongantach mu chuid de na h-ainmhidhean as fheàrr leinn uile. An-diugh, tha sinn ag ionnsachadh mu Laraidh, muncaidh Hanuman Langur a tha 8 mìosan a dh'aois agus a' fuireach cuide ri theaghlach ann an seann bhaile Jodphur, am Baile Gorm.

Tha còrr is 800,000 duine a' fuireach sa bhaile le na muncaidhean a' fuireach air mullach an taighean. 'S ann air an fheadhainn bhoireann a tha a' bhuidheann mhuncaidhean stèidhte agus bidh iad san teaghlach fad am beatha, suas ri 20 bliadhna.

'S e athair Laraidh an aon inbheach fireann sa bhuidheann agus 's e athair an fheadhainn òga uile. Tha Laraidh ag ionnsachadh mar a ghoideas e biadh is mar a sheachnas e càraichean is uèirichean dealain ach tha cunnart eile o ghràisg bhaidsealairean a tha fuireach taobh a-muigh a' bhaile.

Investigative guides which reveal amazing facts about members of the animal kingdom.

This episode's focus is on Larry, an 8-month-old hanuman langur monkey who lives with his family in the middle of the ancient city of Jodhpur, the Blue City. The city is home to more than 800,000 people, but the monkeys live up on the roofs of their houses.

The monkey troop is centred on females - mothers and babies, aunts and grannies. They stay in this family their whole lives, up to 20 years. Larry's dad is the lord of the Blue City, the only adult male monkey in the troop and the father of all its youngsters. Larry will have to learn to steal food at the market and to dodge traffic and the threat of electrocution.

Another threat is a tough bachelor gang of males living outside the city. Their leader wants to take over the Blue City. Can Larry's father survive this challenge?

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24 minutes

Last on

Sun 10 Jan 2016 17:50

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