Pigtail macaque

Pigtail macaque

Order : Primates
Family : Cercopithecidae
Subfamily : Cercopithecinae
Species : Macaca nemestrina

 

The Pig-tailed macaque, pigtail macaque, sundaland pigtail macaque is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Pigtail macaque habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest
Some facts about the
Pigtail macaque

Adult weight : 7.913 kg (17.4086 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 38 years

Female maturity :1125 days

Male maturity : 1095 days

Gestation : 172 days

Weaning : 324 days

Litter size : 1

Litters per year : 1

Interval between litters : 405 days

Weight at birth : 0.463 kg (1.0186 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 1.417 kg (3.1174 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the pigtail macaque

- macaca nemestrina is financial accounting course

In their native country, pigtail macaques are sometimes trained to pick coconuts.

Langurs and orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) are rarely seen, while the pigtail macaque is reportedly found in several parts of the park.

The photoreceptor topography of the pigtail macaque is qualitatively similar to that of other macaques and to humans. (Full text)

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