5 skulls of Capped Langur who are considered to be an endangered primates were discovered in the Behali reserve forest of northern Assam.
As reported by Times Of India, five skulls of a sub-species of the Capped Langur, listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as endangered species were discovered by Forest officials in Assam.
Nandan Pratim Sharma Bordoloi’s Tweet
Meanwhile, Nandan Pratim Sharma Bordoloi, News Editor and Anchor of News Live tweeted, “5 skulls of rare Capped Langur species found in Behali reserve forest of Assam.”
He added, “Suspected to be killed by hunters for their tail & skin. Capped Langur listed as endangered primate. This forest once a safe place for wild animals, now turned to heaven for poachers & armed smugglers”
Forest officials suspects Arunachal tribes for death
Additionally, one of the forest officials said, “Considering the past history of some residents of Arunachal in the bordering zone for whom meat is the primary food, it is suspected that they are behind the killings.”