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Celebes Crested Macaque

Macaca nigra


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.


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


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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Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 11 years ago

Wow! amazing photo

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

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

SheaEckert 12 years ago

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

Carolina 12 years ago

Noo you have to love those teeth!

SheaEckert 12 years ago

I love those eyes!!

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Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

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

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