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Monkey hitching a ride -- Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus) latin dict size=18   common dict size=512
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Subject Monkey hitching a ride -- Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus)

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Another Photo I took at African Lion Safari, Canada

From: Anthea Harms
Subject: Re: Monkey from African LS
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 1997 17:01:21 +0200

The picture is that of a Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus) They reach a
shoulder heigth of 80 cm and weighs between 30 kg (male) and 18 kg
(females) These large powerfully built primates have a prominent,
dog-like muzzle, and a strong jaw with canines whicj exceed those of a
lions in length. females normally give birth to a single young after 6-7
months of gestation. Their enemies are leopard & man. Monkeys are
smaller primates than the baboon family. Just thought you would like to

Linda or Howard wrote:

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The Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus), also known as the Cape Baboon, is, like all other baboons, from the Old World monkey family. With a body length of up to 115 cm and a weight from 15 to 31 kg, it is among the largest and heaviest baboon species. The Chacma is generally dark brown to gray in color, with a patch of rough hair on the nape of its neck. Unlike the northern baboon species (the Guinea, Hamadryas, and Olive Baboons), Chacma males do not have a mane. Perhaps the most distinctive feature of this baboon is its long, downwardly-pointed face. Males can have canine teeth as long as 2 inches (longer than a lion's canine teeth). Baboons are sexually dimorphic, males being considerably larger than females.
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