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Crab-eating macaque
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Macaca
Species: M. fascicularis
Binomial name
Macaca fascicularis
Raffles, 1821

The Crab-eating macaque (Macaca fascicularis) is a monkey. It is mostly native to Southeast Asia. It is also called the Cynomolgus Monkey, Philippine Monkey and the Long-tailed Macaque.


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