Barbary Macaque, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Not far from Ifrane and by the road side, you can spot these tamed species. It offers a great opportunity to take abundance shots of this mammmal. The Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus), 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 and El-Kouf National Park in Libya along with a small population of unknown origin in Gibraltar, the Barbary macaque is one of the best-known Old World monkey species.
Barbary Macaque, Middle Atlas Mountains,  Morocco

Barbary Macaque_1786, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Barbary Macaque_1786, Middle Atlas Mountains,  Morocco

Barbary Macaque_1787, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Barbary Macaque_1787, Middle Atlas Mountains,  Morocco

Barbary Macaque with Juvenile, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Barbary Macaque with Juvenile, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco