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  Macaca fascicularis
  Family Name : Cercopithecidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Mammal)

  Common Names : Long-tailed Macaque, Crab-eating Macaque

Long-tailed Macaque,Crab-eating Macaque
  • Description
    • Size :
      45.5 cm
      Description :
      Upper parts of body is olive brown, underparts paler. Greyish on the face with distinctive white eyelid.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Diurnal. Feeds on plants and animals. Mainly arboreal but they also forage on the ground. Usually lives in a big troop.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Parks & Gardens, Terrestrial, Urban
      Distribution :
      Found in forest and adjacent parkland. Sometimes, appearing in urban buildings too. In Singapore, occurs in the Central Nature Reserves, Western Catchment Area, Bukit Batok Nature Park, Sentosa, the Sisters' Islands, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Pulau Ubin and Pulau Tekong. Distributed in Malaysia and Thailand.
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Bukit Batok Nature Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Ubin
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Conservation Status :
      Singapore Red Data Book 2008 status :
      Not Threatened
  • References
    • Baker, N. & Lim, K. 2008. Wild animals of Singapore. Singapore: Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd. 180pp 

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