Geriatric rhesus macaques

//Geriatric rhesus macaques
Geriatric rhesus macaques 2014-11-08T04:57:51+00:00

Project Description

Rhesus macaques’ life spans are about 18 years in the wild; at the CNPRC, with good nutrition and excellent medical care, these animals can live to the old age of 38 years. There is a large colony of geriatric animals at the CNPRC, which are studied to learn more about healthy aging. You can see two healthy geriatric females in this photo.

Macaca mulatta

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