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Japanese macaque

Macaca fuscata


Brownish grey fur. Pink face. Pink posterior.


Found on the islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu in Japan. Inhabits a range of habitats from subtropical forests to subarctic forests. Warm temperate evergreen and cool temperate broadleaf forests are most significant.


For a few days this Japanese macaque has been spotted around the town of Ichinohe-machi in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Most residents have stated never having seen one here before. Japanese: 日本猿

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pamsai 10 years ago

Please consider addingthis spotting to my newly created mission, Biodiversity of Central Japan. Thanks...

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一戸町 (Ichinohe), 東北 (Tohoku Region), Japan

Spotted on Jul 13, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012

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