Western Assamese Macaque, India (USNM 259725)

Flash

Rotate the model by holding the LEFT click button and dragging with your mouse. All Flash models are shown at relative size to one another (i.e., smaller objects appear small relative to larger objects).

3DCT

Rotate the model by holding the LEFT click button and dragging with your mouse. Zoom in and out by holding the RIGHT click button and dragging your mouse up and down. Translate the model by holding both RIGHT and LEFT buttons and dragging your mouse. All 3DCT models are not shown to scale. Experiment your viewing experience by clicking the MENU button and turning various options on and off.

You need the 3DCT Plugin to see this model. Download the plugin for Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome. If you are still having trouble seeing the model, download and install this fix.

PowerPoint

Download a PowerPoint slide for the 3D model of .

The free 3DCT Viewer must be installed before this slide will work in PowerPoint.

Click the link and open or save the slide to your computer. Upon opening the file, if you see a RED X, click the OPTIONS box on your security warning and select ENABLE THIS CONTENT. Then start the slide show to enable the 3D view. Rotate the model by holding the LEFT click button and dragging with your mouse. Zoom in and out by holding the RIGHT click button and dragging your mouse up and down. Translate the model by holding both RIGHT and LEFT buttons and dragging your mouse. All 3DCT models are not shown to scale. Experiment your viewing experience by clicking the MENU button and turning various options on and off.

3D Model

Click the link to download PLY model.

Old World monkeys are primates and are more closely related to humans and apes than any other living nonhuman primate group. The Smithsonian Institution’s Division of Mammals (http://vertebrates.si.edu/mammals/) houses many Old World monkeys in its scientific collections. 

This specimen, USNM 259725 (http://collections.mnh.si.edu/search/mammals/?irn=7290193), is a female Western Assamese macaque (Macaca assamensis pelops) from India. This individual was collected by H. Stevens near Tarkhola in Sikkim Province. This individual weighed 15.5 lbs, had a total length of 820 mm, a tail length of 290 mm, a hind tarsus length of 148 mm, and an ear notch length of 35 mm.

This is a CT scan of the mandible of USNM 259725. These three-dimensional scans are made publicly available through the generous support of the Smithsonian 2.0 Fund, provided from the annual gifts of the Smithsonian National Board to the Secretary to use at his discretion (http://smithsonian20.si.edu/fund.html), and the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund.

The main goal of this joint initiative between the Human Origins Program and the Division of Mammals is to make the NMNH's scientific collections of our closest living nonhuman primate relatives available in 3D for education and research.