Thursday, February 03, 2005

Celebes Black Ape

Also called �Celebes Crested Macaque� (species Cynopithecus niger), arboreal monkey of the family Cercopithecidae, found on Celebes, Bacan, and nearby islands. The Celebes black ape is a stump-tailed monkey with overhanging brows, a hairless black face, and a long, flat muzzle. It is about the size of a baboon (55 - 65 cm [22 - 26 inches] long without the tail [1 to 2 cm]) and is covered with dark brown or black fur. The male, especially,

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