Poachers killed five critically endangered langurs in Vietnam, according to state media. Langurs are a type of monkey killed for bushmeat and traditional medicine.
During a routine search of woodlands in Quang Ngai province, rangers and police discovered the dead grey-shanked douc langurs.
The known global population of this variety of langur, which is restricted to the woods of central Vietnam, is less than 1,000, according to conservation group Fauna and Flora International (FFI).

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