18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A portrait of gelada monkey "high society"

A still-life of wild gelada monkeys by their sleeping cliffs after a long feeding day. Taken during a year-long primate behavioral research season in Ethiopia. Gelada monkeys are the only grass-eating primates left in the world, living only in plateaus and mountain crags throughout Ethiopia.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Mehal Meda, Ethiopia
Camera: E-M1MarkII
Copyright: © Bing Lin