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Long-tailed Macaque
Photographer: Sebastian Kennerknecht
Location: Tawau Hills Park, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Story: 
Unlike the other mammals of Tawau Hills Park in Malaysian Borneo, the Long-tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis) are quite accustomed to humans. In fact, they generally stay near buildings to look for food thrown away by people. As this male was walking below a raised house, he was stirring up the ground, causing insects to scatter in his wake. By underexposing the animals in the shade, against the sunlit lawn in the background, I was able to create the silhouette.
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Camera Information: Canon 1D Mark IV, 500mm+1.4extender, Tripod
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