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.