These macaques have large cheek pouches that can hold a considerable amount of food. They can also use their powerful jaws as a nutcracker.
The Sulawesi macaque is critically endangered. Much of its forest home has been destroyed and it is also hunted for its meat.
Lowland tropical forests and scrubland
Fruits, vegetation, insects, eggs, and farmed crops
Adults / Teens: $8.75
Ages 2 - 12: $5.75
Ages 1 & Under: FREE
3601 Thomas Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70807
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