Pic des Singes

Pic des Singes (or Monkey Mountain) is a peak in northern Algeria, northwest of the town of Béjaïa. It is located in the Cap Carbon area of the Tell Atlas range, on the Mediterranean coast.

Pic des singes


This mountain is a habitat for the endangered primate Barbary macaque. Macaca sylvanus. This primate species is the only surviving species in Africa of its genus.[1] Barbary macaques prehistorically had a much wider distribution than at present.[2]


Line notes

  1. Lara Modolo, Walter Salzburger and Robert D. Martin, 2005
  2. C. Michael Hogan, 2008

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