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Barbary Macaque

Macaca sylvanus


It is about 60 cm long and has yellowish brown fur and a bald, pale pink face. Lacking a tail, this macaque has often been incorrectly called an ape. It is the only wild monkey in Europe and may have arrived in medieval times, taken westward during the Muslim Arab territorial expansion. According to legend, British dominion over Gibraltar will end when the Barbary macaque departs.

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Pulkit.Singal 11 years ago

well it seems to be remembering something just like a sad incident in it's life

hayde 11 years ago

Thanks a lot!

Bilou 11 years ago

It seems a bit shy, sitting like that. And so human-like!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Pl add this to Primate mission..

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Spotted on Feb 18, 2011
Submitted on Aug 2, 2011

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