Long tailed macaques are omnivores, eating mostly insects, small animals, fruit, and seeds. They use their long tails to help them balance and are native to Southeast Asia.
|Origin:||Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand|
|Size:||412 to 648 mm (M), 385 to 503 mm (F)|
|Weight:||4.7 to 8.3 kg (M), 2.5 to 5.7 kg (F)|
|Diet:||eat crabs (and just about anything else), fruits and seeds constitute most of their diets.|
The long-tailed Macaque is named for their lengthy tails, which may be longer than their bodies (up to 26 inches)
The long-tailed Macaque are very aggressive “crop raiders” and often give farmers fits.
The long-tailed Macaque freely roam Hindu temples, where they’re considered sacred.
Long-tailed macaques are excellent swimmers, and this may be a predator avoidance technique.