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  • Baboons are found in the mountains and forests, otters in the rivers.

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  • Baboons are common in some districts.

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  • Australia has no apes, monkeys or baboons, and no ruminant beasts.

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  • Baboons and other apes are fairly common and there are several species of snakes.

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  • Baboons and other apes are fairly common and there are several species of snakes.

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  • Mountain hares, partridges and quails afford good sport; baboons and great hawks live in the mountains.

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  • Together with man and the baboons, the anthropoid apes form the group known to science as Catarhini, those, that is, possessing a narrow nasal septum, and are thus easily distinguishable from the flat-nosed monkeys or Platyrhini.

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  • Weismann, Lady Verney) have shown by experimenting upon birds that this suggestion is correct; and Guy Marshall found that baboons which are afraid of snakes are also afraid of the snake-like larva of the South African Chaerocampa osiris.

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  • Together with man and the baboons, the anthropoid apes form the group known to science as Catarhini, those, that is, possessing a narrow nasal septum, and are thus easily distinguishable from the flat-nosed monkeys or Platyrhini.

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  • In Abyssinia a troop of dog-faced baboons was observed by W.

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  • Of animals still found may be mentioned baboons and monkeys, the leopard, red lynx (Felis caracal), spotted hyena, aard wolf, wild cat, long-eared fox, jackals of various kinds, the dassie or rock rabbit, the scaly anteater, the ant bear (aardvaark), the mongoose and the spring haas, a rodent of the jerboa family.

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  • Like baboons, mandrills appear to be indiscriminate eaters, feeding on fruit, roots, reptiles, insects, scorpions, &c., and inhabit open rocky ground rather than forests.

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  • These baboons appear to belong to the Nubian species, but they cannot be considered indigenous to any part of Tunisia.

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  • Baboons are for the most part large terrestrial monkeys with short or medium-sized tails, and long naked dog-like muzzles, in the truncated extremity of which are pierced the nostrils.

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  • The anubis baboons, as shown by the frescoes, were tamed by the ancient Egyptians and trained to pluck sycamore-figs from the trees.

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  • Baboons are for the most part large terrestrial monkeys with short or medium-sized tails, and long naked dog-like muzzles, in the truncated extremity of which are pierced the nostrils.

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  • The gelada inhabits the mountains of Abyssinia, where, like other baboons, it descends in droves to pillage cultivated lands.

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  • The elephant, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, zebra, buffalo, gnu, quagga, kudu, eland and many other kinds of antelope roamed the plains; the rhinoceros, hippopotamus and crocodile lived in or frequented the rivers, and ostriches and baboons were numerous.

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  • For the distribution of the various families and genera the reader may be referred to the article Primates; and it will suffice to mention here that while chimpanzees and baboons are now restricted to Africa and (in the case of the latter group) Arabia, they formerly occurred in India.

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  • Baboons and mandrills, with few exceptions, are peculiar to Africa.

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  • Baboons (Cynocephalus porcarius) and monkeys of different kinds frequent the mountains and rocky kloofs and bush and timber lands.

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  • Natives of Morocco and of the Sahara oases occasionally bring with them young baboons which they assert are obtained in various Sahara countries to the south and south-west of Tunisia.

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  • 9 opinion of some of those best qualified to judge, it is probable that the creatures in question were really baboons.

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  • baboons ' bottoms!

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  • The park is home to many interesting species of desert plants while local animals include baboons, vervet monkeys, rhino and antelope.

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  • Table Mountain is really good to climb and there's Cape Point where you can be certain to see wild baboons and ostriches.

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  • Most of the research into using animals as a source of organs for human transplants has been done using baboons and pigs.

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  • Last year the wildlife sanctuary rescued nine baboons, who also came from Northern Ireland.

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  • HLS have transplanted transgenic pig hearts and kidneys into wild-caught baboons, resulting in complete failure.

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  • Hence, among female baboons at Tsaobis, it is no surprise that vigilance primarily serves to reduce the risk of predation.

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  • Two wild male baboons joined these females approximately six weeks post release, and remained with them.

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  • In the wild, the gelada baboons have a complex society, forming groups of up to 600 animals.

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  • The Tsaobis baboon population is comprised of several troops of chacma baboons Papio ursinus.

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  • gelada baboons have a complex society, forming groups of up to 600 animals.

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  • Australia has no apes, monkeys or baboons, and no ruminant beasts.

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  • Mountain hares, partridges and quails afford good sport; baboons and great hawks live in the mountains.

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  • There are wart hogs, baboons (maned and maneless varieties), a tree monkey, jumping shrews, two kinds of squirrel, a small hare, rock rabbits 2 It is probable that a divergent branch leaves the Shebeli some distance above the swamps and that at high water an overflow into the Juba occurs (see Geog.

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  • Baboons (Cynocephalus porcarius) and monkeys of different kinds frequent the mountains and rocky kloofs and bush and timber lands.

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  • 9 opinion of some of those best qualified to judge, it is probable that the creatures in question were really baboons.

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  • Natives of Morocco and of the Sahara oases occasionally bring with them young baboons which they assert are obtained in various Sahara countries to the south and south-west of Tunisia.

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  • These baboons appear to belong to the Nubian species, but they cannot be considered indigenous to any part of Tunisia.

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  • The elephant, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, zebra, buffalo, gnu, quagga, kudu, eland and many other kinds of antelope roamed the plains; the rhinoceros, hippopotamus and crocodile lived in or frequented the rivers, and ostriches and baboons were numerous.

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  • Of animals still found may be mentioned baboons and monkeys, the leopard, red lynx (Felis caracal), spotted hyena, aard wolf, wild cat, long-eared fox, jackals of various kinds, the dassie or rock rabbit, the scaly anteater, the ant bear (aardvaark), the mongoose and the spring haas, a rodent of the jerboa family.

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  • The gelada inhabits the mountains of Abyssinia, where, like other baboons, it descends in droves to pillage cultivated lands.

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  • Weismann, Lady Verney) have shown by experimenting upon birds that this suggestion is correct; and Guy Marshall found that baboons which are afraid of snakes are also afraid of the snake-like larva of the South African Chaerocampa osiris.

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  • In Abyssinia a troop of dog-faced baboons was observed by W.

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  • Baboons are common in some districts.

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  • MANDRILL (a name formed by the prefix "man" to the word "drill," which was used in ancient literature to denote an ape, and is probably of West African origin), the common title of the most hideous and most brilliantly coloured of all the African monkeys collectively denominated baboons and constituting the genus Papio.

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  • Like baboons, mandrills appear to be indiscriminate eaters, feeding on fruit, roots, reptiles, insects, scorpions, &c., and inhabit open rocky ground rather than forests.

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  • Baboons are found in the mountains and forests, otters in the rivers.

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  • For the distribution of the various families and genera the reader may be referred to the article Primates; and it will suffice to mention here that while chimpanzees and baboons are now restricted to Africa and (in the case of the latter group) Arabia, they formerly occurred in India.

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  • The anubis baboons, as shown by the frescoes, were tamed by the ancient Egyptians and trained to pluck sycamore-figs from the trees.

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  • Baboons and mandrills, with few exceptions, are peculiar to Africa.

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