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Pronunciation: [babˈuːnz] (IPA)

Baboons are intelligent primates with dog-like snouts and sharp teeth. They are native to Africa and are known for their powerful physiques and social behavior. There are several synonyms for baboons including apes, primates, simians, and monkeys. However, it is important to note that baboons are not technically monkeys, but rather old world monkeys. These synonyms highlight the diverse range of primates found in Africa and the importance of conservation efforts to protect these fascinating animals. Whether observing them in the wild or at a zoo, baboons are sure to captivate and inspire awe in anyone who encounters them.

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    • Noun, plural
      Apes.

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Usage examples for Baboons

Saba rushed ahead, barking at the Baboons which at sight of him shook uneasily, and all of a sudden disappeared in the bend of the ravine.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
There were some Baboons away over by the big kloof.
"Tales from the Veld"
Ernest Glanville
Take Baboons-" "Are we here, Mr Chairman, to listen to a speech from Mr Pike, or are we not?"
"Tales from the Veld"
Ernest Glanville

Famous quotes with Baboons

  • Evolution is a process that never stops. Baboons who fail to exhibit moral behavior do not survive; they wind up as meat for leopards.
    Robert A. Heinlein

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