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Macaque enjoying some fruit This macaque eats some fruit in the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary near Mysore, India Asia,Crab-eating macaque,Geotagged,India,Macaca fascicularis,Macaque,Mammals,Mysore,Ranganathittu Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Macaque enjoying some fruit

This macaque eats some fruit in the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary near Mysore, India

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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 Jun 14, 2009 01:01 in State Highway 17, Karnataka, India.
  • Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
  • f/5
  • 1/200s
  • ISO800
  • 119mm