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Monkey magic!

Pic of the Week: 29 February 2012

A Barbary macaque perched on a railing above Gibraltar harbour

by David Stanley © 2011

A Barbary macaque sits nonchalantly on a railing on the Rock above Gibraltar harbour.

David adds:

“The Barbary Macaques that inhabit the Rock of Gibraltar are commonly known as ‘Rock apes’, but are in fact monkeys – the only monkeys found in the wild in Europe. Legend has it that when they leave Gibraltar, so will the British.”

David Stanley is a prolific travel writer and photographer. You can find more of his photos of Gibraltar on Google Plus.

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