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Barbary macaque
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Young Barbary macaque with its mother
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Genus:
Macaca
Species:
sylvanus
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Barbary macaque range
Synonyms

Simia sylvanus Linnaeus, 1758

The Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus), also known as Barbary ape or magot, is a macaque species native to the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco. It is one of the best-known Old World monkey species.

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