What are the special features of lion-tailed macaque?

  1. Lion-tailed macaques are 40 to 61 cm in length, with the tail adding an additional 24 to 38 cm. 
  2. Males typically weigh between 5 and 10 kg, but the smaller females weigh only 3 to 6 kg. 
  3. The body is covered with black fur. 
  4. The tail is long, thin, and naked, with a tuft of black puffy hair at the tip.

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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