A Barbary Macaque sits high over the harbour of Gibraltar. Normally found in the mountains of Algeria and Morocco, there is a small pack living in Gibraltar – these are the only free-living monkeys in Europe and it not known how they came to be living there. The male Macaques live for about 15 to 17 years and females live 18 to 22 years. Every birth and death is recorded by Sites Management and each is given an official name at birth.
Because of the distance between the macaque and the background, this looks somewhat like a cut and paste job, but it is not.
This week’s photo challenge is: solitary