cynomolgus

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cynomolgus

(ˌsɪnəˈmɒlɡəs)
n, pl -gi (-ˌɡaɪ) or -guses
(Animals) a macaque native to SE Asia. Also called: crab-eating macaque or long-tailed macaque
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A dung beetle inhabiting the Malaysian island of Langkawi prefers the faeces of an omnivorous long-tailed macaque, and is active only in forest areas, even though they can find the primate dung in other areas, according to research recently published in the journal Tropical Agricultural Science.
And in a first, the two long-tailed macaque monkeys were cloned by somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), the same technique used to clone the world's first cloned animal, Dolly the sheep.
Above: A long-tailed macaque can cost a research company $2,500.
Two macaque species, the long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) and the pig-tailed macaque (M.
Other species found in the area are the Common Short-nosed Fruit Bat (Cynopterus brachyotis), Masked Palm Civet (Paguma larvata), Long-tailed Macaque (Macaca fascicularis ssp.
Tioman has quite a few protected species of mammals, including the binturong, long-tailed macaque, slow loris, black giant squirrel, red giant flying squirrel, mouse deer, brush-tailed porcupine, and common palm civet, from a total of 45 species of mammals and 138 species of birds, including the majestic frigate bird.
Guests can also expect to see a range of wildlife on the island, including long-tailed Macaque monkeys and giant Water Monitor Lizards.
Wildlife officials went ape when they saw long-tailed macaque "Uncle Fatty", who weighs a whopping 15kg.
The only naturally-occurring monkey in the Philippines, the long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) is, next to us, Southeast Asia's most prolific primate, found in nearly all nations from Indonesia to Vietnam.
First up will be the winner of the 2013 Biosciences prize Imogen Fox, who will talk about social grooming in long-tailed Macaque societies (Sabah, Borneo).