chacma baboon

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greyish baboon of southern and eastern Africa

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Among the serum samples tested, 2 (4%) from 50 yellow baboons, 11 (22%) from 50 chacma baboons, and 6 (7%) from 89 vervet monkeys had HPIV3 antibodies (Table; Figure 2).
Sample information and results of the molecular and serologic analyses of human parainfluenza virus type 3, Zambia RT-PCR Sampling positive/ Animal (species) location total * Yellow baboons (Papio cynocephalus) Mfuwe 1/50 Vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) Mfuwe 0/50 Chacma baboons (P.
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.
He added the reserve hoped to use technology as a research tool, starting with the common Chacma baboon, where there is a gap in knowledge about the effects of predation on the animal.
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.
Detection of HBV DNA in serum samples of 2 Chacma baboons before injection with human HBV (16) suggested that baboons might be chronically infected with HBV.
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.
Whilst comparisons between South Africa's indigenous population and chacma baboons (comparisons of a distinctly Social Darwinist cast) are made throughout South African discourse, I would like to turn our attention, rather, to the particular modes of representing this animal and to the implications of such representations for issues of race, indigeneity and land ownership.
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.
This assay has been used previously for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in chacma baboons (8).
The spatial ecology of chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) in a human-modified environment.
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.
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.