Barbary macaque

Barbary macaque


Estepona, Spain (ES)
The Barbary macaque , or common macaque, is a macaque with no tail. Found in the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco with a small population, of unknown origin, in Gibraltar, the Barbary macaque is one of the best-known Old World monkey species. Besides humans, they are the only primates living freely in Europe. Although the species is commonly referred to as the "Barbary ape", the Barbary macaque is a true monkey, not an ape.
The Barbary macaque , or common macaque, is a macaque with no tail. Found in the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco with a small population, of unknown origin, in Gibraltar, the Barbary macaque is one of the best-known Old World monkey species. Besides humans, they are the only primates living freely in Europe. Although the species is commonly referred to as the "Barbary ape", the Barbary macaque is a true monkey, not an ape.
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