Monkeys of Morocco

Shea, Rachel Hartigan
November 2014
National Geographic;Nov2014, Vol. 226 Issue 5, p136
The article discusses endangered Barbary macaques from the Atlas Mountains of Northern Africa, the only monkeys to live north of the Sahara desert. Topics include the appeal of macaques to smugglers for pet trade, the macaques' expansive diet which includes seeds, berries, and reptiles, and the tendency of males to carry babies and use them to establish relations with other males as observed by founder Bonaventura Majolo of the Barbary Macaque Project.


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