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Olive Baboon

Papio anubis

Habitat:

Throughout its wide range, the olive baboon can be found in a number of different habitats. It is usually classified as savanna-dwelling, living in the wide plains of the grasslands. The grasslands, especially those near open woodland, do make up a large part of its habitat, but the baboon also inhabits rainforests and deserts. - Wikipedia

Notes:

We were luck to see several troops of baboons during our 2nd visit to Arusha National Park. The first time I went there I only saw blue monkeys and black & white colobuses. These troops of baboons were on the road sunning themselves and doing different activities (e.g. playing, mutual grooming, mating, chatting).

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Jinki Afrika
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Jinki Afrika

Arusha, Tanzania

Spotted on Nov 27, 2012
Submitted on Dec 8, 2012

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