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baboon - mating behavior

Papio anubis


This big male was watching over his group, but one female in particular seemed ot have his eye. Soon it was obvious why - she was in heat. The dominant male gets the girl, leaving the subs to take up the slack in troop protection



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Manyara, Tanzania

Spotted on Dec 18, 2017
Submitted on Mar 23, 2020

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