Nature Photography Challenge (wild creatures, plants and places only)

A regular photography contest for Nature lovers who love to learn and teach.

(Land Mammals Category) - Order - Primates - Monkeys, Apes, Lemurs

This challenge closed almost 6 years ago.

The Challenge

The 2nd in our new challenge layout catering for all aspects of nature for us nature lovers.

As you can see the title will start with the category which will make it easier for me when choosing what challenge to do next, I can see the challenges I have already run in this category.

For this challenge please add your images of MONKEYS & APES.

NO HUMANS

Interesting Facts

> Most simians live in tropical areas with the exception to humans.

> Most have opposable thumbs.

> Primates have forward-facing eyes on the front of the skull; binocular vision allows accurate distance perception.

> Primates, especially females, have longer lifespans than other similarly sized mammals.

> Spain became the first country in the world to recognize the rights of some NHPs (Non-human Primates) when its parliament’s cross-party environmental committee urged the country to comply with GAP’s recommendations, which are that chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, and gorillas not be used for animal experiments.

Information courtesy of Wikipedia

Judging / Voting Criteria

Vote for your favourite.

Rewards & Prizes

1st place winners will have their photo used as the group Avatar for a period of time.
Then 1st, 2nd and 3rd will have their photo’s permanently posted on the groups Feature Board.
1st place member will be become a featured member.

Additional Information

ENTRIES MUST BE ADDED TO THE GROUP FIRST OR BE DELETED FROM THE CHALLENGE.

Cover Image: Guardian by naturalnomad

Completed

The Top Ten

Guardian by naturalnomad

Guardian by naturalnomad was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 6 votes.

  • Happy Family - Primates by vbk70
  • This Looks Like More Fun Than A Barrel Of Monkeys! by meowiyer
  • Mother care (II) by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
  • Vervet Monkey, Okavango, Botswana by Neville Jones
  • Apprehensive by Werner Padarin

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