Tuesday, March 16, 2004

Barbary Ape

Also called  Magot  (Macaca sylvana), tailless, terrestrial macaque (q.v.) found in bands in Algeria, Morocco, and on the Rock of Gibraltar. The Barbary ape is about 60 centimetres (24 inches) long and has light yellowish-brown fur and a naked, pale-pink face. It is the only wild monkey in Europe and may have been taken westward during the Muslim Arab territorial expansion of the Middle


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