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A baby Lion-tailed Macaque, a specie origin in India's south-western Ghats mountains & forests .
Taken while visiting the Ramat-Gan Safari zoo. One thing noticed, that it would never look directly to human eyes, see what it says on the article here:

Head-to-tail length of 45 to 60 cm and a weight of 3 to 10 kg, it is one of the smaller macaques . It is a good climber and spends most of its life in the upper branches. Unlike other macaques, it avoids humans.
The lion-tailed macaque is one if the rarest primates. Many zoos take part in breeding programs to help this species survive. 368 of these Macaque are reported to live in zoos.
(source from Wikipedia).

I know many would not like zoo's photohraphy, but its the only way for many to see animals from other parts of the world. In many cases those animals are saved.

Technicals: RAW converted into JPEG, cropped all sides, F5.0, 1/100, ISO1250.

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