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Dominant male Berber Monkey Distinguished from females by its size and beard, this dominant male Berber Monkey enjoys a sunny day in the Rhenen zoo. Barbary Macaque,Berber Monkey,Macaca sylvanus,Mammals,Monkeys,Primates,Rhenen Zoo Click/tap to enlarge

Dominant male Berber Monkey

Distinguished from females by its size and beard, this dominant male Berber Monkey enjoys a sunny day in the Rhenen zoo.

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  1. What a great face! Posted 11 years ago

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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 Aug 3, 2011. Captured Aug 3, 2011 08:59.
  • NIKON D7000
  • ISO200
  • 500mm