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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.

2006-08-23 11:04:12

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush has no reservations about raising money for a Republican senator under sharp criticism for calling a rival-campaign worker of Indian descent "macaca," the White House said on Wednesday. "With Sen. (George) Allen having made an apology ...


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Southern Pig Tailed Macaque, Macaca nemestrina
2014-04-14 12:22:54

The Southern Pig-Tailed Macaque (Macaca nemestrina) is an Old World monkey of medium size. The species handle, nemestrina, is an adjective that is modified to agree in gender with the feminine generic name. It previously included the Northern Pig-Tailed, Pagai Island, and Siberut macaques as its subspecies. It can reach a weight of 5 to 15 kilograms in the large males. These monkeys are a buff-brownish color with a darker back and lighter lower parts of the body. Their common name is in...

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2007-01-01 15:36:02

The rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta), often called the rhesus monkey, is one of the best-known species of Old World monkeys. It is a typical macaque, common throughout Afghanistan to northern India and southern China. Adult male rhesus macaques measure approximately 20.87 in (53 cm) on average and weigh an average of 16.98 lb (7.7 kg). Females are smaller, averaging 18.5 in (47 cm) long and 11.68 lb (5.3 kg) in weight. They are brown or grey in color and have pink faces that are typically...

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