The macaque monkey found in the tree in Kocaeli’s Basiskele district was taken under protection. Those who saw the macaque monkey in the tree in Kilicarslan District reported the situation to the 112 Emergency Call Center. Thereupon, firefighters and Ormanya teams were dispatched to the scene. Teams approaching the monkey with the help of a ladder vehicle, drugged the animal and caught it.
Characteristics of Macaque Monkeys
The macaque, gibbon or macaque is a genus of primates in the family of canine monkeys (Cercopithecidae). They spread from Gibraltar to the Indonesian Islands, but mostly live in Asia and the East Indies. Macaque monkeys have ovarian sacs that temporarily store leaves and fruit. Some macaques have a long tail, while others are almost tailless.