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.


Species Name:
Lion-Tail Macaque
Scientific Name:
Macaca silenus
Proud Parents:
George Palmer
In Memory of Millie Crawford
Shannon Tiedemann
RC Cole
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