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SPECIES Dendrolagus mbaiso

Author:Flannery. Boeadi and Szalay, 1995.
Citation:Mammalia, 59: 66.
Common Name:Dingiso
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua (= Irian Jaya), Tembagapura area, 3250-3500 m on the south slopes of Gunung (=Mt.) Ki (04S05S, 13706E).
Distribution:Southern and western slopes of Sudirman Range, from Paniai Lakes region in west to Baliem Gorge in east, 13630 to 13910E, at 3250 to 4200 m, but perhaps down to 2700 m in suitable low mossy forest or scrub; Prov. of Papua, Indonesia.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable. Locally common but restricted in distribution.
Comments:Some communities hold this species sacred, and its hunting is forbidden; so, in some parts of its range, said to be remarkably tame.
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