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Baboons: Survivors of the African Continent

Popular ScienceOut of Print

Series: Cousins

By: Louise Barrett

96 pages, 90 col photos, illus, figs

BBC Books

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #110264 | ISBN: 0563537574
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Introduction to these hardy primates, detailing where they live and how they survive. Covers the social life of the baboon, revealing the secrets of baboon society, where females establish close relationships with their relatives that often last an entire lifetime. Parenting is also touched upon, with coverage of young baboons' learning of complex social and survival skills.


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