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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby Richprins » Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:39 am

Yup!

Now where's a length of hosepipe when you need one!? :twisted: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


Great pose!

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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun May 13, 2012 4:27 pm

This Baboon was trying to hide himself on a low-water bridge as we drove past.

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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun May 13, 2012 4:37 pm

A Baboon next to the road between Skukuza and Lower-Sabie.

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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun May 13, 2012 4:41 pm

A slow moving troop of baboons between Skukuza and Lower-Sabie.

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The size of a troop of baboons can vary between 15 and 100. The average size of a troop of baboons are between 40 and 50.
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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby Johann » Sat May 19, 2012 4:20 pm

Found this baboon feeding on an Impala lamb on the northern bank of the Luvuvhu river near the Pafuri picnic site. A ram and ewe(the mother I suppose) were protesting very loudly but the baboon couldn't be bothered in the least.
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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:22 pm

Hang on young lad!
Life is a rough ride! Enjoy the bumps 8)
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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby cptphotographer » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:14 am

Pretty much how we all felt after a very wet day.

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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby Elsa » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:34 am

Came across this pic from one of our much earlier trips to Kruger!
Not sure where they had got the infant's dummy from but they were having a great game with it, catch me if you can, and it was being snatched from one to the other and promptly put into the mouth.
It was actually quite hilarious!

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and another pic of a very tired Baboon who had found a very comfortable spot in the tree!

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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:29 am

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Baboon grooming his mate. (Video)

Unread postby pietert » Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:46 am

I took this video at the Punda Maria hide. Baboons' antics can sometimes be some of the most interesting sights in the park Just watch this affection. Enjoy.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp0V3DJE58o[/video]

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Re: Baboon grooming his mate. (Video)

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:34 am

Pietert,

8) That must be the best groomed baboon in the troop. :lol: :lol:

Thanks for sharing, enjoyed the affection shown. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Baboon grooming his mate. (Video)

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:35 pm

Lovely video! :clap: I understand the story is that the higher up you are in the hierarchy of the baboon social structure - the more you get groomed. This has to be a queen! :tongue:
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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby Impisi08 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:24 pm

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And upside down.

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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby saraf » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:33 pm

Wow, love that hand shot Impis, superb.
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Re: Chacma Baboon

Unread postby RosemaryH » Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:37 pm

That is an awesome pic Impisi08 :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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