Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook Share this photo on Google+ Share this photo on StumbleUpon

Basking in the glory

Posted by : Helen : (is currently at home photographing in, Australia) on 12 January 2018 in Animal & Insect.

I took this shot of the Gelada male in the wild up in the Simean Mountains, Ethiopia at 4200 mètres.

The gelada is often called the bleeding-heart monkey or the gelada baboon, it is a species of Old World monkey not a baboon. It is found only in the e Simien Mountains in the Ethiopian Highlands. Geladas are grazers and spend most of their time eating grass and ground plants.

Source: Wikipedia

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/1000 second F/8.0 ISO 1250 560 mm

ethiopia | baboon | male | grass | fur

I will respond to your kind comments as soon as I can. Thanks for dropping by!
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

You may like to visit my Spotlight images

Devi from Chennai, India

Aw!! He seems t be weighed down by some deep sorrow !!!

12 Jan 2018 9:04am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

love your CRISP images H, he looks a bit skeptical, the little fella!

12 Jan 2018 1:12pm

franz from Baden, Austria

Brilliant colours and sharpness in this simian portrait! Worthy of the spotlight, i.m.o.

12 Jan 2018 1:54pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

oh il semble si triste

12 Jan 2018 2:22pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

E X C E L L E N T !

12 Jan 2018 7:44pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Beautiful shot!

13 Jan 2018 12:10am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A gorgeous portrait! I love his expression. A magnificent image! 5*

13 Jan 2018 2:06am

Babzy from Besançon, France

Awesome portrait ! Congrats

13 Jan 2018 10:58pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

& Congratulations, dear Helen! :)

14 Jan 2018 7:28am

Anne from France

Merveilleux, bravo!

14 Jan 2018 7:57am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

14 Jan 2018 2:59pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful capture of the attitude and colors !! Congratulations on your well deserved Spotlight !

14 Jan 2018 4:53pm

franz from Baden, Austria

Congratulations on the spotlight! Why am I not surprised?!?

14 Jan 2018 5:03pm

Gérard from Allauch, France

Bravo Helen pour ce Spotlight !!!!

14 Jan 2018 6:13pm

k@ from Paris, France

Giant portrait with attitude, bravo Helen.

14 Jan 2018 7:58pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight! A spectacular image!

14 Jan 2018 9:07pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

WOW !!

16 Jan 2018 12:14pm

Anita B. from Bretagne, France

Superbe et touchant ! bravo

17 Jan 2018 4:28pm

AMIR BABA from TEHRAN, Iran

EXCELLENT

18 Jan 2018 7:42pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

Once in a lifetime capture. Wonderful

21 Jan 2018 4:25pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

Lovely animals 2017-8 by omid

adorable animals by Ruthiebear