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Mono con bonete. Bonnet macaque

Macaca radiata

Description:

We stopped to have some lunch by the road and this monkey approached us looking at the bananas we were eating. It is endemic to South India.

Habitat:

Bosque junto a carretera. Wood by the road

Notes:

Near Madurai

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4 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Isabela thanks a lot for sharing..
Some species have little difference not simply identified.
In my pics I may take this specie..

Isabela
Isabela 6 years ago

Hi Ashish, Thank you for your suggestion which gave me a push to find out about monkeys in India. When I was doing some research I discovered that monkeys in South India are different species from North India. So a new species for our loved Project Noah: Macaca radiata.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Yes its the same you find in my spotting.. Please mention your observations..

keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

Wow it got so close to you!

Madurai, Tamil Nādu, India

Lat: 9.92, Long: 78.12

Spotted on Dec 26, 2006
Submitted on Aug 24, 2010

Spotted for mission

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