Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/53944

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Primates
Family:Cercopithecidae
Genus:Macaca
Genus species:Macaca nemestrina

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:47-60 cm
Weight:4.8-8.3 kg
Identification:The pig-tailed macaque can be a variety of shades of brown with paler undersides and a darker face.
Habitat:Wet forests
Diet:Omnivore: fruit, leaves, shoots, insects, small animals
Reproduction:Females give birth to one offspring per breeding period.
These primates live in hierarchical groups ranging from 5-32 individuals.
Behavior:Macaques are arboreal and terrestrial, with most of their activities occurring during the day.
Status:Vulnerable

Other Information

Geographic:Southeastern Asia Date:1965-12 Subjects:monkey
primate
Pig-tailed macaque
Macaques
Cercopithecidae
Monkeys
Primates
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata