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Disease transmission

Following the post by the Moroccan Primate Conservation about how close tourists can get to Barbary macaques in Ifrane National Park, I felt the need to tell you the consequences and risk that such behaviour may lead to. Every day … Continue reading

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Interspecific Cooperation?

There are several stray dogs living at our field site that depend largely on food brought by tourists intended for the monkeys. Although dogs are a potential predator to Barbary macaques, these dogs seem to be aware of this and … Continue reading

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MPC Education program

As part of the project, we have the great opportunity to meet different actors of Barbary Macaques conservation. That is how we got in touch with Els Van Lavieren, from the Moroccan Primate Conservation. The MPC has worked for the … Continue reading

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Many thanks Sian!

Earlier this year in May, Sian Waters kindly invited us to visit her exhibition on Barbary Macaque Conservation in Tetouan. Sian set up a project, the BMCRif, few years ago in order to protect the Barbary macaque species in this … Continue reading

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Where is Wally? Answers

Many thanks for your participation. No more suspense, I give you the answers: Picture tourist group 1: As you can see in the picture, there is a monkey lying on the ground with his head up. This is fingers. He … Continue reading

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