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Crab-eating macaque

Macaca fascicularis


Spotted on the road to Angkor Wat, where this monkey is clearly accustomed to getting freebees. I could not find any information online to identify the exact species.

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TL 9 years ago

hi, I am happy to be corrected and will put in your suggestion ! thanks

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

This is actually a macaque and most likely the crab-eating macaque. There is a bit of a contradiction in your notes. You are right that the genus Ateles and family Atelidae is a New World group of monkeys, unfortunately, Cambodia is considered Old World. The New World is North and South America and surroundings.

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Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Spotted on Sep 13, 2011
Submitted on Apr 7, 2013

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