21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A monkey`s tale of people watching

Perched on a rugged stone wall against the stunning backdrop of the Gibraltar Sea, a mischievous Barbary macaque from Europe's only wild monkey population gazes curiously at passersby. In a whimsical reversal, the roles switch as human observers become the subjects of the primate's scrutiny.

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Date Taken: 05.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Gibraltar, Gibraltar
Copyright: © Nina Kloss