This species is also known as the bear macaque.
Stump-tailed macaques can live for over 30 years.
Body length: 38-70cm, Tail length: 1.5-8cm, Weight: 6-13kg.
Stump-tailed macaques have a powerful build and have dark brown fur, with a short, nearly bald tail. The face is hairless and mottled, with varying amounts of black and red skin. They are born white.
They inhabit Southern China and Southeast Asia.
Stump-tailed macaques inhabit lowland forest, monsoon forest, dry forest and mountain forest up to 2000m.
They feed on fruits, leaves and invertebrates.
This species lives in multi-male, multi-female groups with very strong matrilineal hierarchies. The average group size is 20-50 individuals. Stump-tailed macaques are active during the day, and spend their time both in the trees and on the ground.
After a gestation period of 166-185 days, females give birth to one infant. They weigh about 350-600g at birth.
Stump-tailed macaques are listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN. The main threat to their population is human disturbance.