Thursday, August 29, 2013

My Report on the Lion Tailed Macaque

Here is my report on the lion tailed macaque.

Lion Tailed Macaque
This is my report on my lion tailed macaque, it is a type of monkey. I choose this animal because it looks really fascinating and amazing animal, read more to find out all the interesting facts.

This is the food that the lion tailed macaque eats:
fruit, leaves, stems, flowers, buds, fungi, insects, lizards, tree frogs, small mammals, wood and  bark.
This animal is a omnivore which means it can eat anything.

The Habitat
The macaque lives in the evergreen broadleaf monsoon forest. It is quite a tropical and wet home for the macaque. It is in the southeast part of India.
This is animals that are found in a similar habitat
blond titi monkey, masked titi and madame berthe's mouse lemur.  

Lion-tailed macaques are 40 to 61 cm in length, with the tail adding extra 24 to 38 cm. Males  weigh between 5 and 10 kg, but the  females weigh only 3 to 6 kg.

Their behavior is very vicious and they are not scared of much. They have massive canine teeth for eating  small mammals. They travel in groups of about 10-20 but the most someone has found is 34.

Average life span
The average lifespan in captivity is 30 years and the average lifespan in the wild is 20 years.

Some of the other places macaque are found:
Kerala, Silent Valley National Park and Theni District all in India.

I hope you enjoyed my report. I'm sure you found some interesting facts about this amazing furry monkey. To find out more visit this site 12 animals from India

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