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tailless macaque of rocky cliffs and forests of northwestern Africa and Gibraltar

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Correct management of our Barbary macaques is essential, and not just to reduce the nuisance they can cause in built-up areas.
And as I sketched, his eyelids drooped, his body sagged and before long I had an adult Barbary Macaque in front of me fast asleep.
He agrees that overgrazing has become a problem, but argues that an increase in the Barbary macaque population is threatening cedar forests.
There are just 8,000 Barbary macaques left in the wild so watching the 140 here communicating is fascinating.
The free-roaming Barbary Macaque monkeys, referred to as Barbary apes because of its stubby tail, attract hundreds of tourists every day to the areas around Apes Den and Siege Tunnels at the Rock.
On July 14, 2006, staggering paresis of the hind legs, incoordination, and intermittent opisthotonos developed in a female barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus).
Co-author Julia Fischer said that when a Barbary macaque male encounters another male with an infant, a 'bizarre ritual' takes place.
Cardiff Select Pool Team, which is based at Riley's in City Road, Roath, Cardiff, sent us photographs of their player Victoria Dwyer getting close to a Barbary Macaque, or "Rock ape", on Gibraltar when they visited the island to play its national women's squad.
A tranquiliser gun was first used, but failed, so keepers decided to shoot the tailless barbary macaque on Tuesday after fearing it might get lost in the 82-acre parkland.
Retrospective serosurveillance showed that only 1 Barbary macaque was seropositive at the start of the outbreak.
Adult Barbary macaque monkeys look after one of the new arrivals at Trentham Monkey Forest
Yn ogystal a chynorthwyo Tim Achub Adar Ysglyfaethus Gibraltar gyda'u gwaith, bydd Iolo hefyd yn rhoi sylw i'r 243 o fwnciod Barbary Macaque sydd hefyd yn enwog ar y graig ac yn edrych ar blanhigion sy'n unigryw i fannau anghysbell o Gibraltar.
uk Monkey Forest A three-quarter-mile forest path, cleared and laid out for visitors, takes you through the 60 acres of Trentham Estate woodlands where 140 barbary macaque monkeys live.
Together with two field assistants, Dr Majolo and McFarland were studying the behaviour of the troops of the barbary macaque, one dubbed "Flat face" and the other "Large" troop.
Animal lovers are being given the chance to leave their cars and see species of endangered monkeys up close when the first park of its kind in the country opens its gates today Visitors to the Trentham Monkey Forest, in north Staffordshire, will be able to see 146 Barbary Macaque monkeys, including six cuddly new arrivals, as they roam around their 60-acre woodland home.