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Macaca

(mă-kah'kă),
A large genus of Old World monkeys (family Cercopithecidae) that includes the macaque and rhesus monkeys, and the Barbary apes. Macaca mulatta, the rhesus monkey, is used as a research animal.
[Pg. macaco, monkey]
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macaque

(mə-kăk′, -käk′)
n.
Any of a diverse group of monkeys of the genus Macaca of Asia, Gibraltar, and northern Africa, and including the Barbary ape and the rhesus monkey.
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We examined the thickness of 140 crania from adult Japanese macaques of known age (67 males and 73 females) at the Primate Research Institute (PRI) at Kyoto University, Japan.
Barbary macaques are known for their willingness to provide care to non-direct descendants (known as allo-parental care).
The incident occurred after a three-year-old Barbary macaque called Pipo was hit by a car, resulting in the monkey becoming separated from his group.
When the data were pooled, the unpaired t-test indicated no significant difference of behavioural activities between the long-tailed and pig-tailed macaques with regards to their five behavioural categories, i.e., grooming (p-value: 0.670, t=0.426, df = 158), feeding (p-value: 0.192, t=1.310, df=158), socializing (p-value: 0.159, t=1.415, df=158), moving (p-value: 0.151, t=1.443, df=158) and others (p-value: 0.705, t=0.379, df=158).
Because of the red color, the macaque in question might face exclusion by his fellow animals, while the paint might also prove to be toxic, the county said, adding it would try and catch the animal to return it to its normal looks.
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Several years ago, it brought in larger, black-faced langurs, feared by the macaques, to patrol key areas but that stopped after it became illegal to keep langurs in captivity.
I later learned that, setting aside the attraction of the long-tailed macaques, the religious, artistic and cultural impact of the Ubud Monkey Forest is one of more enthralling topics one must learn when visiting this place.
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The designs of these tasks are unique and have had a notable impact on the development of social experimental paradigms using macaques.
Now, the research team has performed the same technique in pigtail macaques infected with simian/human immunodeficiency virus (SHIV) and receiving antiretroviral therapy, making them analogous to HIV-infected people undergoing treatment to keep their HIV levels low.