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Thirsty berber monkey A thirsty female monkey takes a sip from the water, but only after carefully inspecting it for danger. Arnhem Zoo,Barbary Macaque,Berber Monkey,Haplorhini,Macaca sylvanus,Monkeys Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Thirsty berber monkey

A thirsty female monkey takes a sip from the water, but only after carefully inspecting it for danger.

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The Barbary macaque , Barbary ape, or magot is a species of macaque unique for its distribution outside Asia and for its vestigial tail. Found in the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco along with a small population that were introduced from Morocco to Gibraltar, the Barbary macaque is one of the best-known Old World monkey species.

The Barbary macaque is of particular interest because males play an atypical role in rearing young. Because of uncertain paternity, males are integral to.. more

Similar species: Primates
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jul 4, 2011. Captured Jul 4, 2011 18:35.
  • DSLR-A100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm