Male Gelada trying to intimidate me by alan shapiro

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Male Gelada trying to intimidate me by 

I couldn’t decide whether this Gelada was saying “…ewwwwwwwwwwwww!”
or “I am a waaaaay better kisser than you, you far-less-hairy-but-still-somewhat-attractive primate. Don’t make me come over there and arm wrestle you”

Yeah, this time, I’m going with the former.


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Alan Shapiro is an award-winning and published portrait, wildlife and nature photographer based in New York and traveling the world to find, create and share inspiring images.

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  • Dlouise
    Dlouisealmost 2 years ago

    LOL,,,I don’t know if that’s a good or bad imitation,,,,,great capture Alan!!

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 2 years ago

    Oh my! What a face! …the former sounds good to me too

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