21 Apr '17, 11am

Long-tailed macaque cuts open durian with teeth & bare hands, feasts on it like a boss

A quirky video showing a monkey (long-tailed macaque) savouring an entire durian on its own has been circulating online. If you have not seen it, watch it here: In the video, onlookers watching the monkey from a distance were all highly impressed by this scene, commenting in Hokkien excitedly about how the monkey managed to hold and open up the durian, despite its sharp thorny shell. From the empty shells that no longer had any traces of durian flesh, you can pretty much guessed how it liked its durian feast. The long-tailed macaques are native to Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia. Their diet is pretty varied so they feed on fruits (yes including durians), leaves, small mammals and birds, shellfish and crabs in the wild. The long-tailed macaques are highly adaptable so they are likely to be “the most successful primate species in Southeast Asia”, besides us — Homo s...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/04/long-tailed-macaque-cuts-ope...

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