Japanese Macaque

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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.
  • Japanese macaques can devolop different accents depending on where they live.
  • They live farther north than any other non human primate.


Photo Credit: Yblieb