Barbary ape

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

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It's so bad that even the Barbary apes rejected it.
None of the remaining 10 Barbary apes had serologic reactions.
And cable car rides to enjoy magnificent views, boat trips to see dolphins and the chance to be entertained by Barbary apes on the rampage make for the icing on the cake.
Perhaps known best for the Barbary Apes which populate The Rock and, more lately, for the diplomatic wrangling between Spain and Britain over its sovereignty, Gibraltar has plenty to offer for either a short break or as an excursion during a longer trip to the Spanish costas.
Gibraltar is famous for its Barbary apes, but as far as Victor is concerned the place is simply full of monkeys.
6 do not show the homeland of Barbary apes, and do not correspond to assertions in the text that there were monkeys in Egypt, Dilmun (which is said to include Failaka), Magan (not discussed) and northwest India (pp.
A legend says that if the Barbary apes ever desert Gibraltar, the British will follow," explains a historian-inresidence at the Pig and Whistle Bar.
Legend says that if the Barbary apes ever leave Gibraltar, so will the British and the Rock will return to the rightful owner - Spain.
This association only strengthened with the arrival of Barbary apes in Europe during the middle of the thirteenth century (in Gibraltar) and of other species of monkeys and apes in the sixteenth century.
Gibraltar - combine a shopping expedition or combine a trip to the town with a tour of the famous rock and its tunnels and see the notorious Barbary apes.
She's looking forward to riding a camel and seeing wild Barbary apes and staying in one of those dwelling-places carved out of the rock, or in a Bedouin-type tent.
It is best known for its famous Rock, which dominates the area - and for the Barbary apes, which live on the Rock .
What type of monkey are the so-called Barbary Apes of Gibraltar?
Only if the tiny island include a couple of their famous Barbary Apes in defence.