The proboscis monkey - Nasalis larvatus - is a singular animal, because of male appearance (whose nose, very developed, gives a strange look), but also because of her remarkable performance of swimmers. It lives only in Borneo and the island can be found everywhere, but only in areas of mangrove forests and wetlands near the shores, never to distances over 300 km of coasts. In the jungle live by botanists assessments, more than 11,000 plant species, one third of them are endemic (an endemic species to be found only in a certain region).
Narvalis larvatus has a capacious stomach. Stomach suck monkey is very roomy, and in addition can expand, so as to when it is full, the animal looks like a human being at the end of pregnancy. It is divided into compartments diverticule complicated, recalling maniferelor ruminant stomach.
Digestion is so fast that the animal is forced to avoid easy with frozen foods such as fruits and fleshy new reservoirs that produce gas in the stomach, and look for them on the dry and bitter, which is digested more slowly.
If you are anxious to see this animal, you can search it in Borneo or Singapore Zoo.
By Maria Morari
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