Frequent question: Do monkeys live in Cambodia?

Primates are the closet living relatives to humans, and include monkeys, apes, and lorises. At least 12 primate species are found in Cambodia, all of which are threatened with extinction: 3 species are Critically Endangered, 6 are Endangered, and 3 are Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Is there monkeys in Cambodia?

These slender monkeys inhabit semi-evergreen and evergreen forest, as well as forests along rivers. The adults are silvery grey and their young are a distinctive ginger. Langurs are still relatively common in Cambodia, with many centred in Mondulkiri’s Eastern Plains.

What religion is practiced in Cambodia?

Cambodia is predominantly Buddhist with 80% of the population being Theravada Buddhist, 1% Christian and the majority of the remaining population follow Islam, atheism, or animism. Buddhist nun at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

How old is Amari monkey?

About 4 weeks ago the Wildlife Alliance in Cambodia received a 14 year old mother long tailed macaque monkey, she was named Amari.

Are there Pythons in Cambodia?

Although normally considered docile, these pythons can give a nasty bite. They live and hunt around water, but can also climb trees. Luckily they are revered in Cambodian culture and not generally eaten or killed.

Do monkeys eat crabs?

A species of macaque, the crab-eating macaque has a long history alongside humans; it has been alternately seen as an agricultural pest, sacred animal in some temples, and more recently, the subject of medical experiments.

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Crab-eating macaque
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
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