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Monkey Talk:

Lion-tailed macaques have many types of body movements and facial expressions to communicate. What do you think they are “saying” to each other?

Macaques spend about half of their time foraging for food.

By saving lion-tailed macaque habitat, we protect many other animals that live in the same Asian forests.

At Reid Park Zoo:

Grooming is a behavior that helps determine rank in troops of primates. The more dominant animals are groomed more. The lower ranking animals do the grooming.

Classifications

Species Name:
Lion-Tail Macaque
Scientific Name:
Macaca silenus
Continent:
Asia
Our Animal's Name(s):
Females: Beanie and Thelma. Males: Farouk and Hadji
Proud Parents:
In Memory of Millie Crawford
Holly Bowerman
Tracey Kurtzman