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Celebes Crested Macaque

Macaca nigra

Description:

It is a diurnal rain forest dweller. Primarily terrestrial, spending more than 60% of its day on the ground foraging for food and socializing, while sleeping and searching for food in the trees. This species is listed as Critically Endangered, they are caught for the live animal trade and hunted to provide bush meat. The total population is estimated at 4,000-6,000 individuals.

Habitat:

The northeast of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi (Celebes).

Notes:

Perfect teeth and really angry, I wasn't able to get that close to the fence. It was photographed at the Barranquilla zoo.

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5 Comments

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

Wow! amazing photo

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Look unhappy as get captivate..feel so sad about this mammal..!!

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 7 years ago

Haha true!! He's just a creature to love all around!

Carolina
Carolina 7 years ago

Noo you have to love those teeth!

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 7 years ago

I love those eyes!!

Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

Lat: 10.99, Long: -74.77

Spotted on Aug 9, 2010
Submitted on Mar 25, 2011

Spotted for missions

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