Singapore Wild Animals
Biodiversity from microscopic to mammals
Monday, December 31, 2012
This order contains lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, monkeys, apes. There are 3 species in Singapore - Slow Loris, Long-tailed Macaque and Banded Leaf Monkey.
Slow Loris (
It is nocturnal and rarely encountered.
Long-tailed Macaque (
One of the most common mammals in Singapore. It is also called the Crab-eating Macaque.
Left: Female at Lower Peirce ©Melvin Dionio. Right: Male at East Coast ©Sylvia Chua
Banded Leaf Monkey (
The only other monkey that can still be found in Singapore. There are about 40 of them in the Central Catchment.
Malaysia ©Eddy Lee
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