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Macaca silenus

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Citation: Kumar, A., Singh, M. & Molur, S. 2008. Macaca silenus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.
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