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Portrait of A Barbary Macaque by Jo Nijenhuis

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Canon EOS 350D, Canon EF 70-300 lens @300mm, 1/400sec, F/7.1, ISO-400
Location: Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen, Netherlands, Europe
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Portrait of A Barbary Macaque
The Barbary Macaque, or Common macaque, is a macaque with no tail. Found in the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco with a small population, of unknown origin, in Gibraltar, the Barbary Macaque is one of the best-known Old World monkey species. Besides humans, they are the only primates that live freely in Europe. Although the species is commonly referred to as the “Barbary Ape”, the Barbary Macaque is a true monkey, not an ape.
The last wild population in Europe is that of Gibraltar, which unlike that of North Africa is thriving. At present, according to the census carried out by Andrew Stimpson, there are some 300 animals in five troops occupying the area of the Upper Rock, though occasional forays into the town may result in damages to personal property.
Source: Wikipedia

Hey, my name is Jo and you are
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My Artist Name Jokus means, that my Art is signed with a Kiss (kus) from Me (Jo)
I live & work in The Netherlands and my passion is to go for long photo shoots in nature, the beauty on Mother Earth is so very wonderful and its a great pleasure to share it with you all.
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  • barnsis
    barnsisalmost 3 years ago

    Great close up. it looks so sad.

  • Thank you so much Bro for the great comment and Fav, yeah I agree he looks very sad.
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandalmost 3 years ago

    The original cheeky monkey ? Great capture Jo.

    One click of the banner will take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Thanks Derek for the welcome in the group.
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • jammingene
    jammingenealmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much Gene for the Feature, wow so super and happy to share it with the group..
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Thanks Ray for the welcome in the group.
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaalmost 3 years ago

    Please participate in this features forum. Click Here:
    Excellent Image/! 04/22/2012

  • Thank you so much Deborah for the Feature, so super and happy to share.
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

    Click on the banner to enter the challenge

  • Thank you so much Ray for the Feature and Fav, fantastic and love to enter the challenge.
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Evita
    Evitaalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful work !!!
    Nature In Its Entirety-NOTHING MAN MADE Features April 24th,2012

    This work is eligible to enter in our Featured Work April 2012 Challenge
    Good Luck

  • Thank you so much Evita for the Feature and Fav, happy with it and love to enter the challenge.
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Sue Ratcliffe
    Sue Ratcliffealmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations! Featured April 28 2012. Great image!!!

  • Thank you so much Sue for the Feature in your wonderful group, happy to share!
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • jozi1
    jozi1almost 3 years ago

    Fabulous,Jo :)

  • Thank you so much Jozi for the great comment, glad you enjoy .
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Darlene Lankford Honeycutt
    Darlene Lankfo...almost 3 years ago


    April 29, 2012
    Please submit this work within a week of award receipt to assure acceptance in the group as I do moderation in groups of six images by member!

  • Thank you so much Dee for the great comment and fav, so happy you enjoy;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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