|Booted macaque range|
The booted macaque (Macaca ochreata) is a macaque of the Sulawesi Island, Indonesia. This Old World monkey is diurnal and spends most of the day in the trees. It is 50–59 cm long plus a tail of 35–40 cm.
Two subspecies are recognized:
- M. o. ochreata
- Muna-Buton macaque, M. o. brunnescens
Outside their native Indonesia booted macaques are found only at the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo in Thurmont, Maryland. A family of booted macaques has resided there since the 1960s, and they are already into their fourth generation in captivity.
|Wikispecies has information related to: Booted macaque|
- Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 163. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.
- Supriatna, J. (2008). "Macaca ochreata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2009.
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