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BABOONS IN TAIF, SAUDI ARABIA

BABOON FAMILY – AND BABY MAKE THREE PROTECTIVE MADONNA AND CHILD BABOON TEACHER AND STUDENTS TODAY’S WONDERFUL BABOON PHOTOS WERE TAKEN BY MY FRIEND MARIETTE RAUBENHEIMER.  THANK YOU, MARIETTE, FOR ALLOWING ME TO SHARE THEM HERE.     LINKING TO – OUR WORLD … Continue reading

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Our World: Rooftop Pigeon Roost

Amidst the many satellite dishes and large water tanks, there are many interesting things I can see from my perch atop our apartment building in Jeddah. About a block away, I can see this rooftop pigeon roost. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Ready for my Closeup, Mr. DeMille

Above is a closeup profile shot of an adult Dromedary camel, native to dry desert areas like Saudi Arabia. Below is a portrait of a much younger camel. The main difference I can see is the adult’s head length is … 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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My World: Native Baboons

These magnificent creatures – native Hamadryas Baboons – were photographed when we pulled our car off to the side of the road while we driving from Jeddah north through the rocky mountainous terrain to Madinah. All in all, there were … Continue reading

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