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The Gelada: 2

Posted by
: Helen : (who is currently photographing in, Australia) on 20 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 1/180 second F/5.6 ISO 400 400 mm

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This is most impressive! I like the similarity bw the dry grass and the mane of this majestic animal!

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That 'look' says so much . .

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What eyes here !!!!! I shall run away :))))

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