How many lion tailed macaques are left in the world?

Loss of habitat is putting lion-tailed macaques in the IUCN endangered list. With less than 2,500 individuals remaining in the wild and about 400 more in zoos, the Lion-tailed Macaque is one of the most Endangered species in the world today.

Read more on the characteristics and habitat of Lion-tailed Macaque on the given link.

Further readings-

  1. The Wildlife Protection Act
  2. CITES – Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
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