Indonesia’s ‘selfie monkey’ threatened

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  • Celebes crested macaque under serious threat cause of habitat loss and hunting.
  • The macaques and some other animals at the market are protected by Indonesian law but trade in exotic creatures is still thriving.
  • It has been classified as critically endangered under IUCN’s Red Data book

Basic Information:

  • PETA: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
  • American animal rights organization based in Norfolk, Virginia.
  • Largest animal rights group in the world.
  • Its slogan is “animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way.”
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