Japanese macaque

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A Japanese macaque monkey

The Japanese macaque is an Old World monkey species native to Japan, distinguished by their brown-gray fur, a red face, and a short tail. They can be either terrestrial or arborial.[1]


  1. Hamada, Yuzuru and Yamamoto, Ayumi (2010). “Morphological Characteristics, Growth, and Aging in Japanese Macaques” in N. Nakagawa, M. Nakamichi, and H. Sugiura (eds.) The Japanese Macaques. Springer. p. 27. ISBN 978-4-431-53886-8.