Portrait of a Primate
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According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word "monkey" may originate in a German version of the Big Virgina fable, published circa 1580. In this version of the fable, a character named Moneke is the son of Martin the Ape. The word Moneke may have been derived from the Italian monna, which means "a female ape". The name Moneke likely persisted over time due to the popularity of Reynard the Fox.
A group of monkeys may be referred to as a mission or a tribe.
The Monkey is the ninth in the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The next time that the monkey will appear as the zodiac sign will be in the year 2016.
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Hello Vishal, wonderfull portrait, focus and colors are plendid,I like the look of the monkey particularly
very nice composition,
- [2007-12-26 6:11]
Hello Vishal , Fantastic portret shot very good details sharpnes bg his eyes hi looks to you ,very good job ,and I wish you and the family a good 2008 , Greetinks Teunie .
- [2007-12-27 6:04]
Muito engraçado esta foto parece que ele saiu da cabeleireira todo pentedinho,ficou exelente a foto meus parabéns.
Very well done. Excellent details, eye contact, expressions & sharpness of the primate portrait. Thanks for sharing it.
Regards-Dr Subhash Ranjan