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Macaque Portrait view of a young Macaque in Burma. Some people call them the maffia, for their intimidating way of dealing with tourists: pay me with food and I will leave you alone. Crab-eating macaque,Geotagged,Macaca fascicularis,Macaque,Mammals,Monkeys,Myanmar,Republic of the Union of Myanmar Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Macaque

Portrait view of a young Macaque in Burma. Some people call them the maffia, for their intimidating way of dealing with tourists: pay me with food and I will leave you alone.

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  1. Nice picture, good sharpness and DOF.
    Is this really a berber monkey? It looks more like a macaque to me. I have a picture of a berber monkey in my pictureset and they are not so much alike:
    http://www.jungledragon.com/image/113

    Posted 9 years ago
    1. Oeps, you're right it's absolutely a macaque.
      No idea how a got with the berber!
      Thanks for the tip :)
      Posted 9 years ago

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The crab-eating macaque , also known as the long-tailed macaque, is a cercopithecine primate native to Southeast Asia. It is referred to as the cynomolgus monkey in laboratories. It has a long history alongside humans; they have been alternately seen as agricultural pests, sacred animals in some temples, and more recently, the subject of medical experiments. The crab-eating macaque lives in matrilineal social groups with a female dominance hierarchy, and male members leave the group when they reach.. more

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Apr 15, 2011. Captured in Unnamed Road, Republic of the Union of Myanmar.