Guinea baboons at Edinburgh Zoo
Here at Edinburgh Zoo we have a large group of Guinea baboons: as of May 2010, we have twenty females, thirteen males and four unsexed youngsters.
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Sacred or Hamadryas Baboon, Papio hamadryas
Guinea Baboon, Papio papio
Olive Baboon, Papio anubis
Yellow Baboon, Papio cynocephalus
Chacma Baboon, Papio ursinus ...
papio (s). Some authorities continue to recognize only a single species, Papio hamadryas, which is composed of five subspecies corresponding to the species mentioned above.
Olive Baboon (P. anubis) Â- Yellow Baboon (P. cynocephalus) Â- Hamadryas Baboon (P. hamadryas) Â- Guinea Baboon (P. papio) Â- Chacma Baboon (P. ursinus)
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But they require rocky cliffs or tall trees to sleep in at night and access to water. Only a few are forest dwellers, such as the from West Africa. A baboon has a lifespan of up to 20 to 30 years in captivity.
See also: Baboon, Monkey, Mouse, Fox, Lemur