• Gelada
  • They are sometimes called "Gelada Baboons" or "Bleeding Heart Baboons" for the characteristic red patch of skin on their chests, but they are more closely related to Mangabeys. (zooborns.com)
  • Humans
  • They can be domesticated, (see our story on Bobby the baboon at Namibgrens , who thinks he is a goat), but it should be remembered that they are wild animals and can be extremely aggressive towards humans, especially if there is food around or mothers feel that their babies are threatened. (wilkinsonsworld.com)
  • Baboons on South Africa's Cape Peninsula come in frequent contact with humans. (cdc.gov)
  • The loss of preferred habitat, coupled with expanding numbers and a preference for high caloric food items, results in baboons entering residential areas daily to raid dustbins (garbage containers), enter homes, and attack humans in an effort to secure human-derived food ( Figure 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The close contact between baboons and humans results in a high potential for the transmission of infectious diseases ( 2 ), from baboons to humans (zoonoses) and from humans to baboons (anthroponoses). (cdc.gov)
  • The risks for infectious disease transmission between baboons and humans remain unclear. (cdc.gov)
  • The aim of this study was to determine which diseases are currently present in the Cape Peninsula baboon population to inform decisions relating to baboon management, welfare and conservation, and the health risk to local humans and baboons. (cdc.gov)
  • behavioral
  • Foraging in a variable environment: weather patterns and the behavioral ecology of baboons. (springer.com)
  • Reproduction and Fitness in Baboons: Behavioral, Ecological and Life History Perspectives. (nd.edu)
  • 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)
  • mandrill
  • only the chacma baboon and the mandrill attain similar sizes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compared to the largest baboons, the mandrill is more ape-like in structure, with a muscular and compact build, shorter, thicker limbs that are longer in the front and almost no tail. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • Kenya
  • H. C.), and Department of Bwlogy, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 (A.G.S.) KEY WORDS Kenya baboons, Immunoglobulins,Local variations ABSTRACT In this paper we report on the distributions of immunoglobulin allotypes among 564 olive baboons collected at six localities in Kenya. (docme.ru)
  • The larger and darker olive baboon is found in Uganda, west and central Kenya and northern Tanzania. (ugandawildlifecentre.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)
  • In 2015 researchers found the oldest baboon fossil dating 2 million years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • sociable
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • In their troops they are very sociable and spend hours grooming and playing with each other. (wilkinsonsworld.com)
  • infant
  • 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)
  • The Challenge of Survival for Wild Infant Baboons. (nd.edu)
  • herd
  • Human monitors, who herd baboons away from residential areas, are currently the preferred method of conflict mitigation. (springer.com)
  • among
  • Diseases such as measles and tuberculosis are highly prevalent among the local human population ( 7 ) and have the potential to pass to baboons. (cdc.gov)
  • natal
  • Hormonal correlates of natal dispersal and rank attainment in wild male baboons. (nd.edu)
  • Although the natal pelage of P. papio has not been reported, it can be assumed that infants display some differences from adults. (animaldiversity.org)
  • sexual
  • Sexual selection in wild baboons: from mating opportunities to paternity success. (nd.edu)