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Lion-tailed macaques

Lion-tailed macaque
Macaca silenus / Lion-tailed macaque

Lion-tailed macaque
Habitat
evergreen mountain rainforest
Continent
Asia
Food
Fruits, flowers, sprouts, nuts and small animals
Gestation/breeding period
160 - 180 days
Mode of life
Harem groups of 10 to 40 animals
Class
Mammals
Order
Primates

Key facts

~ 60 cm
size

~ 10 kg
weight

~ 40 years
age

How endangered are Lion-tailed macaques?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Lion-tailed macaque
    Endangered
    Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

Did you know?

The population in the wild is less than 4,000 animals.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Prof. Brandes House)

daily
3:30 pm
feeding without commentary
Lion-tailed macaque

Lion-tailed macaque on the zoo tour

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