• monkeys
  • Baboons are large and powerfully built monkeys that spend most of their time on the ground. (a-z-animals.com)
  • Levels of creatinine phosphokinase and lactate dehydrogenase increased to reach a peak on Day 42 post-infection (pi) for both baboons and monkeys. (scielo.org.za)
  • Blood parameters such as packed cell volume, levels of red blood cells and white blood cells did not change significantly from the normal ranges except for the levels of eosinophils which peaked above the normal ranges at Day 28 and 56 pi in baboons and at Day 56 pi in monkeys. (scielo.org.za)
  • Two baboons and two monkeys died during the course of the experiment. (scielo.org.za)
  • Five consecutive treatments with an oxfendazole-levamisole combination on surviving animals failed to clear the infection whereas ivermectin cleared the infection after one treatment in two monkeys and after two treatments in a baboon. (scielo.org.za)
  • Many famous researchers, such as Charles Darwin in his book The Descent of Man, mentioned tool-use in monkeys (such as baboons). (wikipedia.org)
  • males
  • Elsewhere in the chacma baboon distribution (in nonconflict areas), artificial food patches have been shown to alter troop movements drastically by eliciting consistent leadership behavior from alpha males. (springer.com)
  • To prevent the killing of their offspring, female baboons employ copulatory calls in order to attract other males, allowing multiple mating acts and creating parental confusion among the males involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • In baboon, several changes in sperm surface occur during epididymal passage. (ac.ke)
  • mane
  • Baboons have wild-looking fur with a longer mane that extends over the shoulders and hairless patches on their faces and rumps which are padded with hard skin. (a-z-animals.com)
  • deserts
  • Baboons are found in a variety of habitats including savanna, scrub, rocky deserts and rainforests providing there is an ample supply of water. (a-z-animals.com)
  • troops
  • Baboons are incredibly sociable animals that live in large troops that can be very varied in size and can contain a few hundred members. (a-z-animals.com)
  • These animals form large troops, composed of dozens or even hundreds of baboons, governed by a complex hierarchy that fascinates scientists. (ugandawildlifecentre.com)
  • female
  • Specifically, the maximal swelling size increases from cycle to cycle for individual female chimpanzees and baboons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Direct correlations between measures of social connectedness (which focuses on social grooming) and median survival time for both female and male baboons were modeled. (wikipedia.org)
  • size
  • The size of the baboon is approximately 20 to 40 inches long, minus the substantial tails of varying lengths. (ugandawildlifecentre.com)
  • The Kinda baboon is also characterized by its short face (relating to its small size), pink circles around its eyes, and its infants are frequently born with white instead of black hair. (wikipedia.org)
  • conflict
  • Human monitors, who herd baboons away from residential areas, are currently the preferred method of conflict mitigation. (springer.com)
  • found
  • Baboons would have once been found throughout the African continent and today, although they are still widespread, their natural range continues to decrease. (a-z-animals.com)
  • Distribution
  • Changes in distribution of surface glycoproteins in baboon sperm were studied by lectin blotting techniques. (ac.ke)
  • These findings present new information on the changes in distribution of surface glycoproteins in baboon sperm during epididymal passage. (ac.ke)
  • family
  • Brucella papionis is a Gram-negative, non-spore-forming and non-motile bacteria from the family of Brucella which has been isolated from baboons. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • Each baboon has a social ranking somewhere in the group, depending on its dominance. (wikipedia.org)
  • The baboon has an unusual four-level social system called a multilevel society. (wikipedia.org)
  • In wild savannah baboons, social affiliations are shown to augment fitness by increasing tolerance from more dominant group members and increasing the chance of obtaining aid from conspecifics during instances of within-group contest interactions. (wikipedia.org)
  • patterns
  • Thus, we recommend the combined strategy of reducing raiding incentives in conjunction with provisioning as a short-term, cost-effective strategy to alter a baboon troop's movement patterns and raiding frequency. (springer.com)
  • animals
  • Baboons are incredibly sociable and intelligent animals that are known to form close bonds with other members of the troop that often last for life. (a-z-animals.com)
  • However
  • However, this method is costly and suffers from short-term interruptions, wherein the unexpected absence of monitors may lead to unprepared residents using lethal force to deter raiding baboons. (springer.com)