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A Celebes crested macaque (Macaca nigra) pictured at the Tangkoko reserve in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. | Sijori Images/Barcroft India/Barcroft Media via Getty Images
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‘Selfie Monkey' Species Being Eaten to the Brink in Indonesia

A critically endangered species of monkey that became famous in a 2014 self-portrait is being aggressively hunted by villagers on Sulawesi island to be eaten.

Published On 04/03/2017
1:59 AM EDT
A vendor trying to hide crested black macaques under other animals in Tomohon market in northern Sulawesi. | Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Image