A free printable monkey macaque coloring pages resource is the best method to teach your kids about this interesting land creature. The macaques are old-world monkeys that constitute about 23 species and live in Asia, North Africa, and Gibraltar. These monkey species are known as the face of tourism on the rock of Gibraltar. Macaques are mainly frugivores, but they also feed on leaves, seeds, flowers, and tree bark. Some of them also eat crabs. The Sundaland pig-tailed macaques eat around 70 large rats each year. All social groups of macaques are matriarchal, in which the females hold important power positions. Macaques are highly adaptable species and thrive in various habitats of the Asian continent. Particular species have learned to live with human beings and have become invasive in some human-settled areas. The height of male macaques ranges between 16-27.5 in (41-70 cm), and the weight ranges from 12-40 lb. (5.5-18 kg). The female's weight is generally between 5.2-66 lb. (2.4-30 kg).
Did you know? Pygmy marmosets are the world's smallest monkeys, with a height of 5 in and weighing around 4 oz at adulthood.