Bandar-log is a term used in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book to describe monkeys, specifically Langur monkeys. In Hindi, Bandar means 'monkey' and log means 'people'. The Bandar-log feature most prominently in the story Kaa's Hunting, where their scatterbrained anarchy causes them to be treated as pariahs by the rest of the jungle. Their foolish and chattering ways are illustrated by their slogan: We are great. We are free. We are wonderful. We are the most wonderful people in all the jungle! We all say so, and so it must be true. Bandar-log communicate almost entirely through the repetition of other animals' speech.
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