Monkey of the Deep Jungle

Monkey of the Deep Jungle

Project Animal(s) : Macaca Munzala
Project Category : Mammals
Project Region : Asia
Project Type : Conservation
Project URL : http://ncf-india.org/projects/distribution-and-conservation-status-of
Project is timebound? : No

Goal:Ecology and conservation of Macaca munzala

In 2004, a new monkey species Arunachal macaque Macaca munzala was discovered from the high altitudes of Western Arunachal Pradesh by the scientists of NCF. Subsequent studies on this species have enriched our understanding of their ecology, demography and their genetic relationship with other macaques

Project Agency : Nature Conservation Foundation

Project Researcher : Anindya Sinha

Project Researcher Contact : [email protected]