Habitat: They live in a wide variety of habitats such as swamps, semi-desert
forests, mangrove areas and evergreen forests.
Reproduction: Macaques breed throughout the year. The oestrus cycle is about 28 days. The single young is born after about 5-6 months of gestation. By about four years, the young become mature.
Behaviour: They are curious and imitative in nature. Macaques are gregarious and diurnal animals. Some members such as rhesus macaques spend most of the time in fighting and playing.
Life span: Macaques are known to live more than 25 years.