• troop
  • 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)
  • The troop size varies from eight members to 200 members, but typically involves 30 to 40 baboons. (sanparks.org)
  • This is an exciting time with a lot of interesting dynamics and activity, with an infant and two juvenile Geladas in our troop in the Zoo's Baboon Reserve," said Jim Breheny, WCS Executive Vice President, Bronx Zoo Director, and General Director of WCS's Zoos and Aquarium. (zooborns.com)
  • Behavioral
  • However, current knowledge of the morphological, genetic, and behavioral diversity within Papio is too poor to make any final, comprehensive judgment on this matter. (wikipedia.org)
  • live
  • Socially, baboons live in harems, with one dominant male and one subordinate male with several females and juveniles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Baboons in captivity have been known to live up to 45 years, while in the wild their life expectancy is about 30 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Baboons live in multi-level societies in the wild, with as many as 800 baboons in one area. (zooborns.com)
  • threat
  • These sleeping sites are usually large trees or cliffs, where the baboons can spend their nights with reduced threat of predation. (animaldiversity.org)
  • They are considered a difficult prey for the leopard, though, which is mostly a threat to young baboons. (wikipedia.org)
  • canine
  • In fact, along with the muzzle, the animal's tail (38-58 cm or 15-23 in) and four-legged gait can make baboons seem very canine. (wikipedia.org)
  • muzzle
  • It has reddish-brown hair, a hairless, dark-violet or black face with the typical dog-like muzzle, which is surrounded by a small mane, and a tail carried in a round arc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its alternative name comes from the Egyptian god Anubis, who was often represented by a dog head resembling the dog-like muzzle of the baboon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Like other baboons, the olive baboon has an elongated, dog-like muzzle. (wikipedia.org)
  • range
  • 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)
  • shoulders
  • 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)
  • variety
  • Guinean baboons eat a variety of foods, but their main sources of nutrients are fruits, roots, and tubers, but also grass seeds and leaves. (wikipedia.org)