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The Gelada: 3

Posted by
: Helen : (ATM Helen is photographing in, Australia) on 21 January 2018 in Animal & Insect.

This is the aggressive display of a male when another approaches one of his females. 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 1/500 second F/8.0 ISO 200 140 mm

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Gosh ! The teeth look terrible !!!

21 Jan 2018 3:42pm

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such beautiful pose, focus, DOF, colors & lights!
A M A Z I N G !!!

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