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Bonnet macaque

Macaca radiata

Description:

The Bonnet Macaque is an endemic macaque to the Southern part of India,There are two distinct subspecies recognized: dark-bellied bonnet macaques (Macaca radiata radiata) and pale-bellied bonnet macaques (Macaca radiata diluta).Bonnet macaques are found in a variety of habitats, including evergreen high forest and dry deciduous forest of the Western Ghat Mountains. They are highly arboreal and are strong swimmers. Social grooming is a common behavior in bonnet macaques,During rest or sleep, groups of same-sex bonnet macaques huddle together. Dominant males will clasp juvenile males close to them while adult female mothers will huddle together and leave juveniles, single adult females, and babies to huddle together.bonnet macaque has cheek pouches for storing food

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4 Comments

Arun
Arun 3 years ago

@Christine Y. ... Thank you so much :)

Arun
Arun 3 years ago

@AntónioGinjaGinja .. Thank you so much :)

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 3 years ago

Incredible series! Such lovely photos :)

Awesome series Arun,last picture is fantastic,congrats and thanks for sharing

Arun
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Nambithoppu, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Mar 4, 2018
Submitted on Apr 13, 2018

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