chacma baboon

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greyish baboon of southern and eastern Africa

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These results indicated that ZMLS/2011 identified from the chacma baboon is a strain of HPIV3.
4"E), Eastern Province, Zambia, in 2009 and from 50 chacma baboons (P.
Gordimer's creature, found dead on the day of the anti-climactic power-station attack, is identified, with paralleled anti-climax, as a "young full-grown, male Chacma Baboon.
In apartheid and post-apartheid writing, the image of the chacma baboon, subjected to changing ideological needs, has been used to speak (with some candour, much contradiction and mixed success) about the dispossession of South Africa's autochthonous inhabitants.
Chacma baboons are common throughout the country and have recently begun to move out of their natural habitats into urban areas, particularly the Cape Peninsula.
Significantly, the lack of rights for nonhuman animals generally, and these chacma baboons specifically, is set against the South African Constitution which has recognised the rights of all humans but not those of nonhuman animals.
Domestic animals, however, have not featured as prominently as Sharisha and the chacma baboons in South African fiction since 2000.
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study has shown that alpha-male chacma baboons allow lower-ranking males to mate with their females as a way to protect the dominant male's own offspring in their absence.
Chacma baboons have a despotic social structure in which a single alpha male can almost completely monopolise mating opportunities by guarding females during their oestrus periods.
injected 6 wild-caught Chacma baboons (Papio ursinus orientalis) with pooled HBV-positive serum and analyzed the baboons for 52 weeks by using sensitive molecular techniques to detect evidence of transmission (16).
Serum samples obtained from 49 adult and 20 juvenile Chacma baboons caught in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, and Limpopo Provinces of South Africa were stored at -70[degrees]C.
In the study on chacma baboons, offspring of females sharing a unique and emotional bond with each other lived much longer than the children of those who didn't mingle with other females.
The Cape Peninsula in South Africa is home to many species of wildlife, including [approximately equal to] 470 chacma baboons (Papio ursinus), which are a major tourist attraction and source of chronic conflict for local residents.
This assay has been used previously for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in chacma baboons (8).
To see if other primate faces convey enough information to determine relatedness, the scientists tested whether humans could see a family resemblance in chimpanzees, lowland mountain gorillas, mandrills and chacma baboons.