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2013-01-24 09:57:35

Since at least the 1970s, the population of critically endangered Sulawesi black macaques living in an Indonesian nature reserve has been dropping. But a new study by researchers at the University of Washington and in Indonesia shows that the population has stabilized over the past decade. The findings, published in the January issue of the American Journal of Primatology, are from the longest ongoing survey of Macaca nigra and are among the first evidence that the monkeys may be in better...


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Celebes Crested Macaque, Macaca nigra
2014-04-10 14:28:21

The Celebes Crested Macaque (Macaca nigra), known also as the Crested Black Macaque, Sulawesi Crested Macaque, or the Black Ape, is al Old World Monkey that resides in the northeast of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi as well as on smaller neighboring islands. The skin and the hairless face is, with the exception of some white hair on the shoulder range, entirely jet black colored. The long muzzle with high cheeks and the long tuft of hair, or crest, at the top side of the head are...

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2007-01-01 14:09:38

The Celebes crested macaque (Macaca nigra), also known as the crested black macaque, Sulawesi crested macaque, or the black "Ape", is an Old World monkey. It lives in the northeast of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi (Celebes) as well as on smaller neighboring islands. Its skin and hairless face is entirely black. This is with the exception of some white hair in the shoulder range. The long muzzle with high cheeks and the long hair tuft at the topside of the head are remarkable. The tail...

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