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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Papionini — the baboons.


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  • Nineteen-year-old Tonga "Papio" Loumoli was diving at night in Hawaii when a four-foot-long crocodile needlefish sliced him from groin to breastbone.

    Boing Boing: July 31, 2005 - August 6, 2005 Archives

  • Reciprocal altruism in olive baboons Papio anubis.


  • You express a desire to “receive the comfort of having the approval of the possibility that also your Ambrosian students (that is, of the Collegio Papio at Ascona) who ask for it can enjoy the benefits guaranteed by the Holy Father” in the Motu proprio “Summorum Pontificum”.

    PCED declares validity of MP "Summorum Pontificum" for the Ambrosian Rite

  • There are 11 species of monkey including anubis baboon Papio anubis, diana monkey Cercopithecus Diana (EN), green monkey Cercopithecus aethiops, mona monkey C. mona, lesser white-nosed monkey C. petaurista, white collared mangabey Cercocebus torquatus lunulatus, black and white colobus Colobus polykomos and chimpanzee Pan troglodytes (EN).

    Comoé National Park, Côte d'Ivoire

  • Other primates also freely taken for food include eastern chimpanzee Pan troglodytes schweinfurthi (EN), Anubis baboon Papio anubis and ten species of monkey: five Cercopithecinae and three Colobinae species.

    Kahuzi-Biéga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Other Sahelian mammal species include an isolated and presumably highly inbred population of around 70 olive baboons Papio anubis, in the Tamgak massif, and an estimated 500 Patas monkeys Erythrocebus patas in the central massifs and plateaux.

    Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves, Niger

  • Other primate species include black-and-white colobus Colobus guereza, red-tailed guenon C. ascanius schmidti, blue guenon C. mitis mitis, vervet C. aethiops, and olive baboon Papio anubis plus nocturnal prosimians.

    Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

  • Some medium sized animals remain, such as the Cape baboon Papio ursinus, brown hyaena Hyaena brunnea, black-backed jackal Canis mesomelas, serval Felis serval and steenbuck Raphicerus campestris. 50 species of small mammals are still found, among them the spotted-necked otter Lutra maculicollis (VU) and the white-tailed rat Mystromus albicaudatis (EN).

    Vredefort Dome, South Africa

  • Vervet monkey Cercopithecus aethiops and chacma baboon Papio ursinus are common round the falls and lion Panthera leo (VU) and leopard P. pardus are occasionally seen.

    Mosi-oa-Tunya Victoria Falls, Zambia

  • Particularly in the foothills and mountains, larger mammals such as Chacma baboon Papio ursinus, honey-badger Mellivora capensis, clawless otter Aonyx capensis, leopard Panthera pardus, aardvark Orycteropus afer, eland Taurotragus oryx, the regional endemic bontebok Damaliscus dorcas dorcas anddiverse mustelids and viverrids occur.

    Cape Floral Protected Areas, South Africa


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