Proboscis monkeys are considered a delicacy although they are not heavily hunted. They are also desired for zoos because of their unique appearance.
Positive Impacts: food ; research and education
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Amy Woltanski, Michigan State University
Barbara Lundrigan, Michigan State University
Woltanski, A. 2004. "Nasalis larvatus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Nasalis_larvatus.html
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