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In some cases, the macaques also bit the deer or pulled on their antlers.
Scientists observed a total of 170 male and female Japanese macaques.
This behavior, which has only been reported among macaques of the Uluwatu Temple, was the subject of a recent study published in the journal Primate.
Rhesus macaques typically live half a world away in Southeast Asia.
Of the 51 total births at the sanctuary, 16 baby macaques died or were stillborn.
In 2011, British photographer David Slater was photographing crested black macaques in Indonesia when one of the monkeys looked into his camera, flashed a goofy grin and pressed the shutter button.
Infant death is common among first-time macaque mothers in the wild and in captivity.
That case involved the intellectual property rights of an Indonesian macaque monkey named Naruto who took pictures of himself in the wild with a nature photographer's camera.
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