Animal Biography

The Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus), Barbary ape, or magot is a species of macaque unique for its distribution outside Asia and for its vestigial tail. Found in the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco along with a small population that were introduced from Morocco to Gibraltar, the Barbary macaque is one of the best-known Old World monkey species.

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The Barbary Macaque is a type of Macaque. It lives in northwest africa and gibraltar. Its biome is temperate forest.It is an omnivore which eat plants and insects.They draw quite a lot of guest attention and donation.These animals are not swimmers and their young cannot even tolerate shallow water.This should be kept in mind when placing them with other animals.After a moderate gestation period,a young barbary ape is born​ and after about 2 months,it is matured.Males often mate with several females.The lifespan of this species is sixteen to seventeen months====