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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Gelada group grooming

A group of Gelada monkeys grooming in Simien Mountains, northwestern Ethiopia, at an altitude of 3700m. They sleep somewhere on the steep cliffs because of leopards and in the morning they come up to socialize while grooming before they go and feed on grass, which is their main food.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Northeast of Debark, Ethiopia
Camera: NIKON D3200
Copyright: © Ulf Krone