There's a worrying rise in the UK use of long-tailed macaques
, like this one in Mauritius, for testing and research, despite an EU law against it.
On average, there were at least 40 individuals in a single group of long-tailed macaque
. This number is almost equivalent to the number of macaque individuals estimated in the mangrove forest of Kuala Selangor Nature Park (Hambali et al., 2012).
Hughes et al., "Macacine herpesvirus 1 in long-tailed macaques
, Malaysia, 2009-2011," Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol.
were introduced to the island from the Indonesian peninsula by the Dutch in the 16th and the 17th centuries.
Phylogenetic relationships of Malaysia's long-tailed macaques
, Macaca fascicularis, based on cytochrome b sequences.
Wildlife officials went ape when they saw long-tailed macaque
"Uncle Fatty", who weighs a whopping 15kg.
First up will be the winner of the 2013 Biosciences prize Imogen Fox, who will talk about social grooming in long-tailed Macaque
societies (Sabah, Borneo).
A long-tailed macaque
monkey, flanged orangutan, another macaque and a clouded leopard were among the rare species snapped by the Cardiff team at in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, Malaysia
Tioman has quite a few protected species of mammals, including the binturong, long-tailed macaque
, slow loris, black giant squirrel, red giant flying squirrel, mouse deer, brush-tailed porcupine, and common palm civet, from a total of 45 species of mammals and 138 species of birds, including the majestic frigate bird.
These species include serpent eagle, reticulated phyton, Philippine long-tailed macaque
, crested myna, monitor lizard, grass owl, crested hawk, brahminy kite, fish sea eagle and java sparrow made pets by animal lovers.
Status of the long-tailed macaque
Macaca fascicularis in Singapore and implications for management.
Two macaque species, the long-tailed macaque
(Macaca fascicularis) and the pig-tailed macaque (M.
Other species found in the area are the Common Short-nosed Fruit Bat (Cynopterus brachyotis), Masked Palm Civet (Paguma larvata), Long-tailed Macaque
(Macaca fascicularis ssp.
The only naturally-occurring monkey in the Philippines, the long-tailed macaque
(Macaca fascicularis) is, next to us, Southeast Asia's most prolific primate, found in nearly all nations from Indonesia to Vietnam.
This long-tailed macaque
strikes a thoughtful pose, the limelight gets the hawk-eagle in a flap and the clouded leopard looks spot on.