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35) Zoos educate the public about endangered primates by exhibiting them. Here an exhibit in a Japanese zoo allows people to learn more about a type of monkey found in many Asian countries - the macaque. While a crowd watches, rhesus macaques climb and forage in a rock and cement covered area.
Notes: While a crowd watches, rhesus macaques climb and forage in a rock and cement covered area.
Scientific name: Macaca mulatta
macaque -- ma-KACK
Photo © by: Ann Savage

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