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Sulawesi Macaque

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.

HABITATLowland tropical forests and scrubland
DIETFruits, vegetation, insects, eggs, and farmed crops
LIFE Expectancy18 years

Fun Fact
When disturbed, a copperhead releases a musk that smells like cucumbers.
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