Exploring with National Geographic

Andrew Howley | Apr. 13, 2013 | National Geographic

Agustin Fuentes

National Geographic’s Crittercam team is currently on a mission on the rock of Gibraltar, working with NG/Waitt Grantee Dr. Agustin Fuentes of Notre Dame on a study of the resident macaques. Notable for their thick hair, lack of fear, and huge numbers, the macaques are one of the largest wild animals to be thriving in urban environments.

By capturing footage of the macaques when they’re out of site of the bustling crowds of tourists at this famous rock, Crittercam will give us a chance to see new details of the hidden aspects of the lives of the legendary “Barbary apes” (which, despite not having tails, are in fact monkeys, not apes).

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