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HFF from Gibraltar & some monkey business

HFF from Gibraltar & some monkey business
Currently, some 300 animals in five troops occupy the Upper Rock area of the Gibraltar Nature Reserve, though they make occasional forays into the town. As they are a tailless species, they are also known locally as Barbary apes or rock apes, despite being monkeys (Macaca sylvanus).

Ecobird, Annemarie, Tanja - Loughcrew, David G Johnson and 16 other people have particularly liked this photo


22 comments - The latest ones
 Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge club
HFF Nick for you and the Monkey have a nice weekend!
20 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Fred Fouarge club
Hi Fred ~ Thank you ~ Hanwe
20 months ago.
 Sarah O'
Sarah O' club
Hey there dear Nick, here you go monkeying around.!! :) thanks for sharing the info on this Monkey, been 10 years since you saw him here, maybe by now he has grown a tail :))
HFF too for a good weekend, hugs, Sarah
20 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Sarah O' club
Hi dear Sarah ~ Ten years rush by so quickly in retrospect with many tales awaiting of the experiences gone by' I wish you & Mr O a rewarding weekend ~ Hugs ~ Nick
20 months ago.
 gezginruh
gezginruh club
Hi dear Nick,

It is a great fence picture!!
The Barbary looks cute! A great perspective of the fence and a beautiful view behind the fence...
Wonderful composition!
HFF and have a great weekend!

Best wishes
Füsun
20 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to gezginruh club
Hi dear GGR ~ thanks a lot for your kind appraisal and good wishes ~ May you enjoy a peaceful weekend ~ Warm wishes ~ Nick
19 months ago.
 Steve D
Steve D club
Hello Nick the monkey certainly has a fantastic view to go bananas over :))

Wishing you an HFF and hope you have a good weekend Nick

Best wishes ... Steve
19 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Steve D club
Hiya Steve ~ I love your witty comment and yes the views are fantastic :) Thanks for you good wishes ~ All the very best to you this weekend ~ Nick
19 months ago.
 Amelia Heath
Amelia Heath club
He really does look cute. I hear that they pinch things from visitors. You managed to hold on to your big Nikon. ;-)
HFF and HANWE dear Nick
19 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Amelia Heath club
Yes they are a light fingered lot ~ the Nikon could not have been tempting enough for some reason ~ Have a lovely weekend dearest LGM and I hope that your computer has been successfully upgraded x
19 months ago.
 Jeff Farley
Jeff Farley club
An excellent shot Nick. Thank you for posting to FFF.
19 months ago.
 Nick Weall
Nick Weall club
Hi Jeff ~ Thank you for your compliment and you are welcome
19 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
Looks like he's enjoying the view!
A belated HFF Nick, and hope you have a good new week ahead :)
19 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Rosalyn Hilborne club
Hi Rosa, the view is far more impressive than shown is this photo, on the other hand the Money is more interesting perhaps :) ~~~ Thanks for your good wishes
19 months ago.
 Peter_Private_Box
Peter_Private_Box club
Hi Nick

I like this picture very much.

Sorry I missed it last week. The 'comments' stopped working for me.

Best Wishes, HFF, and a good weekend
Peter
19 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Peter_Private_Box club
Hi Peter ~ Glad you like it. A late comment is till as much appreciated as a prompt one :)

Thanks for you good wishes ~ Hanwe

Nick
19 months ago.
 David G Johnson
David G Johnson club
A good capture there Nick.. we visited some years ago.. and as the animals climbed onto folks... the driver cautioned... '''remember - they have fleas - and don't wear nappies''' .. strewth !
Have a fine weekend... keep well and HFF from David J'
19 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to David G Johnson club
Thanks David ~ You make some good points ~ these monkeys are best admired at a distance :)))

I wish you a great weekend too ~~ Nick
19 months ago.
 Tanja - Loughcrew
Tanja - Loughcrew club
Did he take money for this shoot, Nick? :)
HFF even here and much more belated....
19 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Tanja - Loughcrew club
The monkey would take whatever wasn't nailed down, but luckily ignored me completely :)))
Have a good week
19 months ago.
 Diane Putnam
Diane Putnam club
Great shot! I think these guys would scare me, they're such hooligans!
16 months ago.
Nick Weall club
has replied to Diane Putnam club
Hi Diane, yes they are best avoided
16 months ago.

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