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Volume 4 | Number 2 | November 2012
Short Note
ISSN: 1800-427X (print)
eISSN: 1800-427X (online)

Submitted date: 29 May 2012
Accepted date: 10 August 2012
Published date: 14 November 2012
Pp. 112–116.

Rhesus macaque and associated problems in Himachal Pradesh - India

V. Singh* & M.L. Thakur
*E-mail: proliterate@yahoo.com

Conflict between humans and primates is common and increasing. Of the nearly 225 living species of nonhuman primates, three Indian species (i.e., rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta), bonnet macaque (Macaca radiata) and the hanuman langur (Semnopithecus entellus) have become urbanized. Out of these, rhesus macaques and hanuman langur share food and space with humans in rural and urban areas and are often reported in conflict with humans. Conflicts often occur when these primates raid crops of farmers

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