A sight record of Rhesus Macaque Macaca mulatta (Primates: Cercopithecidae) in Karnataka, India

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R.R. Belur
S. Gadadhar


The Rhesus Macaque Macaca mulatta is one of the most widely distributed macaques belonging to the order Primates. It is found in northern, central and northeastern India as well as Central and South East Asia. However, there has been no record of this species being found in the state of Karnataka, India. This note presents the first sight record of this species in Karnataka, India.

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