Scientific Name: Macaca silenus Common Name: Lion-Tailed Macaque
Given Name: Daniel
Habitat: Native only to the West Ghats of South India in the diurnal rain forest.
Description: These endangered macaques are good climbers and spend the majority of their life in the upper canopy of tropical moist evergreen forests. They are very territorial and will defend its area first with loud cries towards the invading troops. If the cries fail, they brawl aggressively.