Crab-eating Macaque Macaca fascicularis

Crab-eating Macaque
Crab-eating Macaque
The Crab-eating Macaque, also called the Long-tailed Macaque with a tail as long as its body, is native to Southeast Asia. There are several subspecies over their range.
Crab-eating Macaque
Crab-eating Macaque
Crab-eating Macaque
Like other macaques, it is a social animal living in a female-dominated heirarchy with the direct descendants of the lead matriarch taking precedence. (The individual shown above has a shortened tail.)
Crab-eating Macaque
Crab-eating Macaque
Crab-eating Macaque
Also like some other macaques, the Crab-eating Macaque sits down alot and carries its own cushion.
Crab-eating Macaque
Crab-eating Macaque
Crab-eating Macaque
Despite the name "crab-eating", crabs are not a key part of the diet. They are omnivores eating fruit, seeds, small birds and rodents but do forage on beaches for shellfish, including crabs.
Crab-eating Macaque
Crab-eating Macaque
Crab-eating Macaque
They have been observed using stones to crack open shellfish, molluscs and nuts.