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lion-tailed macaque (lī′ən-tāld′)
A monkey (Macaca silenus) of south-central Asia, having a glossy black coat and a ruff of gray hair around the face. Also called wanderoo.
[So called because its tail is tufted at the end like a lion's. ]
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There is also a variety of flora and fauna including the spotted deer, wild foul, lion tailed macaque
and wild boar.
were left untouched, serving as a corridor for the movement of the Lion Tailed Macaque
, a species of monkey.
Environmentalists in Karnataka have opposed the government's plan to lay 85- km Shishila- Byrapura road that will connect Mudigere in Chikkamagaluru district with Dharmastala and Mangaluru in Dakshina Kannada district, saying that the project will cut through the evergreen forests of the Western Ghats and eventually destroy the habitat of endangered animals like tigers and lion tailed macaques