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White-cheeked macaque UPSC NOTE

 Why in News

  • In a spillover of the border dispute between India and China, Indian scientists have been forced to withdraw a paper from an international peer-reviewed journal published from China on the grounds that it could not mention Arunachal Pradesh.

White-cheeked Macaque

  • The white-cheeked macaque (Macaca leucogenys) is a species of macaque.

  • Its found only in Mêdog County in southeastern Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh in northeastern India

  • It is a critically endangered species, with a population estimated to be less than 2,500 individuals. 

  • White-cheeked macaques are medium-sized primates, with males up to 14 kg and females weighing 10 kg. 

  • They have a distinctive white patch of fur on each cheek, and their fur is otherwise mostly black or brown. 

  • White-cheeked macaques are arboreal animals, and they spend most of their time in trees

  • They are omnivores, and their diet consists of fruits, leaves, flowers, insects, and small animals.

  • White-cheeked macaques live in social groups of up to 50 individuals. 

  • The groups are led by a dominant male, and the females and young males form a hierarchy below him. 

  • White-cheeked macaques are threatened by habitat loss and hunting

  • IUCN- Critically Endangered .

Wildlife Letters

  • Wildlife Letters is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research on the ecology, conservation, and management of non-domesticated animals

  • The journal is published by Wiley and is indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and Scopus.

  • Wildlife Letters aims to publish timely, accessible, and substantial research that contributes to sustainable wildlife management and conservation, or to understanding and responding to current and emerging challenges to wildlife from global and anthropogenic change. 

  • The journal welcomes contributions from a wide range of disciplines, including wildlife biology, ecology, conservation biology, management science, and social science.

  • Wildlife Letters is an important resource for researchers, managers, educators, and policy makers in wildlife science and related disciplines

  • The journal provides a platform for the publication of high-quality research that can help to inform the conservation and management of wildlife around the world.



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Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam: White-cheeked macaque UPSC NOTE
White-cheeked macaque UPSC NOTE
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam
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