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The newborns are just a few weeks old, and currently clinging to mum, but it won't be long till they are up to mischief as they start to find their feet in the baboon habitat.
Although the baboon clearly serves as a good model for humans in regard to skeletal maintenance and turnover, the regulatory processes involved in bone function at the cellular level have never been established in baboons, or even in an in vitro baboon model.
TV presenter Bill Oddie was monkeying around at Dudley Zoo yesterday, after opening the new PS20,000 Baboons on the Bank exhibit.
A GANG of baboons show they really are cheeky monkeys - by raiding a flat and parading their loot.
Seminested RT-PCR was positive in only 1 chacma baboon sample.
Now a new study with a troop of zoo baboons and lots of peanuts shows that a less obvious trait - the ability to understand numbers - also is shared by humans and their primate cousins.
One time, he noticed that a young baboon was eating a banana, which is a treat for the monkeys.
A baboon approaches one of the lawyers, shows his teeth and yawns.
WHO OR WHAT PLAYED THE BABOON on early modern London's stages?
London, November 9 ( ANI ): A baboon at a children's petting zoo in Israel has adopted a tiny kitten who recently strayed into its cage and then refused to leave.
As his study draws to a close, his favourite baboon, who he has called Critical, is trying to find a family and fend off male rivals - while Mat attempts to foster a greater understanding of the creatures among the local Afar tribe, who have traditionally regarded them as enemies.
David Ross, General Manager at Knowsley Safari Park, said: "For a baboon, to have a car to play with for a whole day is manna from heaven
A new study has found that in wild baboon populations, the highest-ranking, or alpha, males have higher stress-hormone levels than the highly ranked males below them, known as beta males--even during periods of stability.
But even though the results of the baboon study don't directly apply to humans, the closeness between the two at least encourages a closer look at the stress levels of alpha male humans.