Rhesus Monkey

Rhesus Monkey

A skilled acrobat

The rhesus macaque is a widespread species of monkey from Asia. This species of monkey exhibits advanced cognitive abilities, including self-awareness, and has complex social structures.

Characteristics

Order:
Primates

Family:
Cercopithecidae

Scientific name:
Macaca mulatta

Habitat:
Forest, savanna, shrubland

Origin:
Asia

Current trend:
Unknown

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
15-20 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

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