TITLE

Lion-tailed macaques: on the verge of extinction

AUTHOR(S)
Guha, Gunjan
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Current Science (00113891);3/25/2010, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p739
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the extinction of Macaca silenus or commonly known as lion-tailed macaque. It mentions that it has been classified as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resource (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. It notes that Macaca silenus dwells in tropical rainforests in India and is among the 34 biodiversity hotspots worldwide.
ACCESSION #
51408460

 

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