The present status and distribution of Long-tailed Macaque Macaca fascicularis aurea (Mammalia: Primates: Cercopithecidae) in Bangladesh

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M. Tarik Kabir
M. Farid Ahsan


An investigation was carried out to determine the present status of the Long-tailed Macaque (Macaca fasiculularis aurea I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1830) in the mangrove coastal belt along the Naf river of Teknaf, Chakaria Sunderbans and Maheshkhali Island of Bangladesh. Eighteen visits were made from July 2007 to February 2011 and one group of three macaques was found at Keruntoli near Teknaf Port living within the home of 7.91 ha.

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