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Barbary ape

n.
A tailless monkey (Macaca sylvana) of Gibraltar and northwestern Africa. Also called magot.
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Barbary ape

n
(Animals) a tailless macaque, Macaca sylvana, that inhabits rocky cliffs and forests in NW Africa and Gibraltar: family Cercopithecidae, order Primates
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Bar′bary ape′


n.
a tailless macaque, Macaca sylvanus, of mountain ranges in NW Africa and Gibraltar.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.Barbary ape - tailless macaque of rocky cliffs and forests of northwestern Africa and GibraltarBarbary ape - tailless macaque of rocky cliffs and forests of northwestern Africa and Gibraltar
macaque - short-tailed monkey of rocky regions of Asia and Africa
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My kids loved Trentham Monkey Forest, where you can stroll about freely in 60 acres of trees with 130 Barbary Macaque monkeys swinging overhead They are an endangered species with fewer than 8,000 left in the wild (monkey-forest.com reopens February).
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