Lion-tailed Macaque

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Lion-tailed Macaques have cheek pouches that can store as much food as their stomach.

The lion-tailed macaque is an Old World monkey that can be identified with its characteristic glossy, black-colored fur and face framing silver-white mane.

Lion-tailed macaques are omnivores. Their diet is mainly comprised of leaves, pith, shoots, seeds, buds, flowers, mesocarp, and fruits. They can also consume insects, caterpillars, spiders, and bird eggs.

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Lion-tailed Macaque - Fota Wildlife Park

Lion-tailed Macaque

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