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Macaque sitting in the grass This macaque was shot sitting in a grass patch in the rainforest in Sabah, Borneo Asia,Borneo,Crab-eating macaque,Macaca fascicularis,Macaque,Mammals,Monkeys Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Macaque sitting in the grass

This macaque was shot sitting in a grass patch in the rainforest in Sabah, Borneo

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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 Mar 27, 2011. Captured May 28, 2010 20:20.
  • Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm