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A Special Treat – Lots of Baboons

Yesterday’s post was a challenge to find the baboons in the photo hiding in plain sight in their natural habitat.  Here is the same photo with red dots near each baboon. There are 10. I usually only post one photo … Continue reading

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MyWorld: Let’s Play “Count the Baboons!”

Everyone always associates camels with Saudi Arabia, but many people don’t realize that baboons are also native to this desert kingdom. The Hamadryas baboons inhabit the rocky mountainous regions of KSA. Like many animals in their natural environment, these baboons … Continue reading

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Baboon Harem

Surrounded by three of his many wives, this silvery colored male baboon appears to really enjoy his position in life! If you look closely, you can see that each of the wives has a baby baboon clinging to her bosom. … Continue reading

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My World: Family Portrait

Not your typical family portrait, but a family none-the-less… The large silver male on the right shows off perhaps not his best looking side which allows him to carry comfortably padded bright pink built-in seating with him wherever he goes. … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Mother

I’ve posted several photos of native baboons recently – I hoped you’re not getting bored with them! I got so many great shots on our trip to Taif, where baboons live in the mountains. The females, like many animal species, … Continue reading

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The Big Guy

This magnificent creature is the dominant male of a large family of baboons living in the mountains of Taif, Saudi Arabia. The baboon population in this farming area has increased steadily over the years, largely due to a plentiful food … Continue reading

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My World: Caught in the Act! (Parental Advisory)

Betcha you’ve never seen anything like THIS before!!! Somebody needs to teach this young whippersnapper some manners! Or at least get him potty trained … This youthful baboon was one of dozens that we saw from our car in the … Continue reading

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