Japanese Macaque

Japanese Macaque

Photo Credit: Yblieb


Name: Japanese Macaque

Class: Mammal

Origin: Japan

Habitat: Sub Tropical & Subalpine Forests

Size: 80cm-95cm & 8.5kg-11kg

Speed: 25mph

Diet: Fruit, Leaves & Seeds

Predators: Wolves, Dogs & Humans

Attack/Defense: They use different vocalisations to warn the other troop members of oncoming predators.

Conservation Status: Threatened

Life Expectancy: 30 years

fascinating facts

They enjoy spending time in the hot springs relaxing where it seems no social heirachy is in effect.


They live farther north than any other non human primate.


Japanese macaques can develop different accents depending on where they live much like humans. 


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