Lion Tailed Macaque

© Kathy Salerni

Lion Tailed Macaque

Uploaded: November 14, 2014 | Entered: April 07, 2015 08:34:28

Description

The lion-tailed macaque ranks among the rarest and most threatened primates. Their range has become increasingly isolated and fragmented by the spread of agriculture and tea, coffee, teak and cinchona, construction of water reservoirs for irrigation and power generation, and human settlements to support such activities. They do not live, feed or travel through plantations. Destruction of their habitat and their avoidance of human proximity have led to the drastic decrease of their population. They are found in southwestern India.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Comments

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 15, 2014

Great portrait of him - Outstanding/important info too! #1595369

Sheri Whala level-classic November 15, 2014

The treatment on his fur is awesome! Wonderful shot! #11186854

Bill Whala level-classic November 15, 2014

So sad to hear about their plight but this is an incredible image, Kathy. Love it!! #11186907

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 15, 2014

Wowww, look at that face! The history is sad, and now when I look at it, I think he knows about it too!! A fave for me too Kathy! #11186929

Jeff Sielski November 15, 2014

Amazing Capture Kathy!!!! #11187054

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 15, 2014

It's just heart-breaking. Yet another animal faced with extinction due to man's lack of concern or care of it's natural habitat. I love the "voice" you lend to these "lost" creatures when you photograph them and then provide us with information regarding their place (or lack thereof) in the world. Continue on, dear friend. A beautifully processed capture. #11187236

Terry Cervi level-classic November 15, 2014

Cool treatment on a wonderful shot, Kathy! So sad about their decline. #11187276

Jeffrey R. Bange November 15, 2014

Outstanding capture and presentation Kathy of this beautiful primate the likes of which I've never seen before. #11187335

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