Pig-Tailed Macaque

Scientific classification

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Primatas

Family

Cercopithecidae

Description

This species has cheeks to carry food. The body mass of adult males is 10-14 kg and females range from 5 to 11 kg. This species has a relatively short tail compared to other apes. The face is devoid of hair.

 

The Asian monkey in found countries such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

 

This species of monkeys eat leaves, buds, insects, fruits and grains.