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https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2021/02/335798/discovery-of-2-5-million-year-old-macaque-fossil-in-morocco/ The macaques, commonly known as the Barbary Ape, though they are monkeys, still live in Morocco's cedar forests and can also be found in Gibraltar, the only monkeys in Europe, allegedly taken there by the Moors during their invasion of Spain in the eighth century. Indeed the name Gibraltar derives from 'Jebel Tariq' or 'Tariq's Mountain' where the Moroccan fleet first put ashore in 711. Azrou, Morocco : Jebel Tariq :