Travel Photo of the Day (May 22)

A proboscis monkey, called bekantan in Malay. I kept trying to get a good photo of his long nose, but as you can see he was bashful. Photo taken from the Kinabatangan River.

A proboscis monkey, called bekantan in Malay. I kept trying to get a clear photo of his long nose, but as you can see he was bashful. Photo taken from the Kinabatangan River.

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TB Markinson is an American living in England. When she isnโ€™t writing, sheโ€™s traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs, or reading. Not necessarily in that order.
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14 Responses to Travel Photo of the Day (May 22)

  1. pattisj says:

    They do look very different from others.

  2. nrlymrtl says:

    He looks like he has been eating well. Were you allowed to feed them?

  3. Madhu says:

    Lovely capture.. His Pinocchio snout must have earned him that name ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Beautiful creature. Nature is amazing!

  5. maybe he was just self conscious…..great shot but they always are

  6. Fergiemoto says:

    Maybe he was also tired of having so many little boxes..some with blinding light flashes…pointed at him.
    Cool shot and what a neat experience to see one of these!

  7. fendikristin says:

    a handsome “monkey” ๐Ÿ˜€

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