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Tibetan Macaque

The Tibetan Macaque (Macaca thibetana), also known as Milne-Edwards’ Macaque, is found in China, Tibet and Vietnam. This species lives in subtropical forests (mixed deciduous to evergreen) at altitude that range from 2,625 to 6,562 feet (800 to 2000 m). The Tibetan Macaque has a long dense brown fur with whiskers but a hairless face. The infants have silver and black fur that changes to its adult color at the age of two. Its diet consists mostly of fruit. It will also consume seeds, leaves, berries and flowers as well as invertebrates. It is a sociable animal. It lives in multi-male and multi-female groups. The life span of the Tibetan Macaque is over 20 years.

Tibetan Macaque