This Crab-eating Macaque - Macaca fascicularis was the strangest find underwater during my recent trip to Bali, albeit a dead one. After seeing this one underwater, was able to find a video on YouTube of them, doing some free-diving in search of crabs/crustaceans!
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