Status and Distribution of Macaca fascicularis umbrosa in the Nicobar Islands, India

  title={Status and Distribution of Macaca fascicularis umbrosa in the Nicobar Islands, India},
  author={Govindhaswamy Umapathy and Mewa Singh and Surendra M Mohnot},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
We surveyed the distribution and status of the long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis umbrosa) in the Nicobar Islands of India. Long-tailed macaques live on 3 islands: Great Nicobar, Little Nicobar and Katchal. There are a total 788 groups. Group size ranged from 25 to 56 individuals with a mean size of 36. Long-tailed macaques are a multimale-multifemale society. Adult males, adult females and immatures constituted 9.7 per cent, 43.2 per cent and 47.1 per cent of the population, respectively… 
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