The Life of Animals | Baboon | All baboons have long dog-like muzzles; heavy, powerful jaws with sharp canine teeth; close-set eyes; thick fur except on Their muzzle; a short tail; and rough spots on Their protruding buttocks, Called ischial callosities. In all baboon species there is pronounced sexual dimorphism, usually in size but also Sometimes in color or canine development. Males of the Hamadryas Baboon species also have a large white mane. Baboons are terrestrial (ground dwelling) and are found in open savannah, open Woodland and hills across Africa. Their diet is omnivorous, but Mostly vegetarian; Yet They eat Insects and occasionally prey on fish, shellfish, Hares, birds, vervets monkeys, and small antelopes.

behavior varies greatly Depending on the social structure of the troop. In the mixed groups of savanna baboons, each male can mate with any female. The order Among the males depends partially on Their social ranking, and fights the between males are not unusual.

Female baboons with young. Okavango Delta, Botswana There are however more subtle possibilities; Sometimes males in mixed groups try to win the friendship of females. To Garner this friendship, Groom They may help the female, help care for her young, or supply Them with food. The probability is high Those That Their offspring are young. Some females prefer Cleary Such friendly males as mates. A female initiates ing by presenting her swollen rump to the male.

This submissive gesture has many Unspoken meanings amongst the troop. Often the dominant males engage in what is known as a false-mounted, in the which They mount the submissive males. The young baboon weighs approximately one kilogram and has a black epidermis born. In Egyptian mythology, Babi was the deification of the hamadryas baboons and was therefore a sacred animal.

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