Biology

Size

Barbary macaques show moderate sexual dimorphism in body size and the larger males reach attain sexual maturity and adult body weight later than females.

Average body weight in wild-collected adults is 9.9kg in females and 14.5kg in males (Fooden, 2007).

Life expectancy

Lifespans of up to is 30 years have been recorded a semi free-ranging population (Fooden, 2007).