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The lion-tailed macaque

Macaca silenus


The lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus), or the wanderoo is an Old World monkey that is endemic to the Western Ghats of South . The hair of the lion-tailed macque is black. Its outstanding characteristic is the silver-white mane which surrounds the head from the cheeks down to its chin.

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Taken at Silent Valley Forest ,Kerala ,India .

KarenL 8 years ago

Nice spot!

Thrissur, Kerala, India

Spotted on May 5, 2012
Submitted on May 17, 2012

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