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Formosan rock macaque (Macaca cyclopis) Nanzhuang District, Taiwan. Apr 26, 2019 Formosan rock macaque,Geotagged,Macaca cyclopis,Spring,Taiwan Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Formosan rock macaque (Macaca cyclopis)

Nanzhuang District, Taiwan. Apr 26, 2019

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  1. I had this nice encounter with this lone male one morning wandering in the forest around our little guesthouse, as he was quietly feeding in a tree. He saw me first, of course, and I located him because of the grunts he started making, but I didn't get too close, and he settled down more or less, though he was clearly pleased when I moved on... Posted 6 days ago
  2. The only native primate in Taiwan, other than people. Another very valuable species intro, well done Thibaud! Posted 6 days ago
    1. My pleasure! For some reason, some sources also cite a lutung as occurring in Taiwan, but that seems to be incorrect... Posted 6 days ago, modified 6 days ago

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The Formosan rock macaque , Formosan rock monkey, or Taiwanese macaque, is a macaque endemic to the island of Taiwan, which has also been introduced to Japan. Besides humans, Formosan rock macaques are the only native primates living in Taiwan.

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Jun 11, 2019. Captured Apr 26, 2019 09:06 in 353, Taiwan, Miaoli County, Nanzhuang Township, 25-1.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/7.1
  • 1/256s
  • ISO3200
  • 280mm