Booted macaque

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Booted Macaque

Distinguishing Characteristics

Booted macaques have ocherous gray on the forearms and hind limbs. The body is black, with a gray rump patch. Infants are brown and change to black gradually.

Physical Characteristics

Head and body length
- Male: 500mm (19.7in)
- Female: 590mm (23.2in)


Sulawesi (Indonesia)

Tropical forest.


Fruit. Booted macaques raid cacao crops.


Diurnal and arboreal. Poisoned bait is used to kill booted macaques that raid cacao plantations.