Long-tailed macaque feeds on durian

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The spiky durian fruit is in season again.  While Homo sapiens residing in Singapore wait for shipments to arrive from Malaysia and happily pay more than S$40 per kg (whole fruit weight), the long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) forage for them in the nature reserves.  Below are facial expressions of two lucky monkeys.

Photo 1: A long-tailed macaque feeds on a durian (Durio zibethinus) at Dairy Farm Nature Reserve. 22 May 2022. Courtesy of Siew Mun
Photo 2 : Courtesy of Geri Lim. 22 May 2022.

 

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