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a Barbary macaque swinging from a maple tree in Morocco
November 3, 2014

Tree Swing

A maple tree provides a perfect swing for a playful Barbary macaque in Morocco’s Middle Atlas mountains. Illegal logging threatens forests where the endangered monkeys live, and overgrazing damages the area’s food-rich underbrush.

See more pictures from the November 2014 feature story “Monkeys of Morocco.”

Photograph by Francisco Mingorance

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