12 Amazing Shots of the World’s Only Grass-Eating Monkey by Jeffrey Kerby and Trevor Beck Frost of National Geographic
12 Amazing Shots of The World’s Only Grass-Eating Monkeys (‘bleeding heart’ geladas) by Jeffrey Kerby and Trevor Beck Frost of National Geographic.

1. Male geladas’ outsize canines aren’t used for hunting. Instead they’re used when fighting, threatening other males, or defending themselves against predators.

Male geladas’ outsize canines aren’t used for hunting. Instead they’re used when fighting, threatening other males, or defending themselves against predators.

2. A gelada leaps over a small runoff stream as an infant (obscured except for its tail) clings to her back.

A gelada leaps over a small runoff stream as an infant (obscured except for its tail) clings to her back.

3. A shaggy male gelada pauses during his morning ascent from a cliff above East Africa’s Great Rift Valley.

A shaggy male gelada pauses during his morning ascent from a cliff above East Africa’s Great Rift Valley.

4. A young monkey may hitch rides on its mother’s back, hide behind her and play peekaboo with other primates, or find refuge beneath her chest.

A young monkey may hitch rides on its mother’s back, hide behind her and play peekaboo with other primates, or find refuge beneath her chest.



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