Heck's macaque

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Heck's macaque[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Macaca
Species: M. hecki
Binomial name
Macaca hecki
(Matschie, 1901)
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Heck's Macaque range

The Heck's macaque (Macaca hecki) is a macaque of the Sulawesi island, Indonesia. This Old World monkey is diurnal.

The Heck's macaque feeds on fruits.


  1. ^ 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. 162. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Supriatna, J. & Shekelle, M. (2008). "Macaca hecki". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2009. 

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