Curious Chatter

May 27, 2016

This is a critically endangered black-crested macaque clicking at a camera trap on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. This behavior can signify many things, though in this case it's likely indicative of the animal's curiosity about the equipment.

In collaboration with the Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park authority, WCS deployed this and other camera traps on Sulawesi for the first time in April. The results will be used to identify important forest habitat, such as wildlife corridors, in need of protection.

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