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Toque macaque - Macaca sinica They were so curious what was inside my camera. <br />
Of course they saw themselves in the reflection :) Animalia,Cercopithecidae,Chordata,Geotagged,Macaca sinica,Macaque,Mammalia,Primates,Sri Lanka,Toque macaque Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Toque macaque - Macaca sinica

They were so curious what was inside my camera.
Of course they saw themselves in the reflection :)

    comments (4)

  1. Wow, amazing shot! Incredible eyes! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks :) Posted 4 years ago
    2. +1 the eyes are fantastic... Love it! :) I'm a big monkey fan! :) Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 years ago
      1. Thank you! Posted 4 years ago

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The toque macaque (Macaca sinica) is a reddish-brown-coloured Old World monkey endemic to Sri Lanka, where it is locally known as the ''rilewa'' or ''rilawa'' (Sinhala රිළවා), (hence "rillow" in the Oxford English Dictionary). It is named for the toque-shaped whorl of hair on its head, rather like the bonnet of the related bonnet macaque.

It lives in troops, sometimes numbering up to 20, and has developed into three subspecies. This is a medium-sized monkey, although it is the.. more

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Wendy
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Uploaded Oct 26, 2015. Captured in Ambepussa - Kurunegala - Trincomalee Hwy, Dambulla, Sri Lanka.