Baboons are rare animals on the verge of extinction. According to scientific research, the survival rate of children born and raised by female baboons who like to gather and communicate is particularly high. Baboons are large monkeys second to orangutans among primates, with a body length of 50.8 ~ 114.2 cm, a tail length of 38.2 ~ 71.1 cm and a weight of 14 ~ 41 kg; The head is thick and long, the snout is prominent, the ears are small, the eyebrow arch is prominent, the eyes are deep, the canine teeth are long and sharp, with cheek pouches; Strong body, 4 limbs of equal length, short and thick, suitable for ground activities; There are brightly colored calluses on the hips; The hair is yellow, yellowish brown, green brown to brown, and the hair color of the tail is generally dark; The hair is rough, with short hair on the face and ears. The male has long hair around the face, neck and shoulders, while the female is shorter. There are 5 species, mainly distributed in Africa, and some species are also found in the Arabian Peninsula.
Baboons inhabit tropical rain forest, savanna, semi desert grassland and plateau mountains. They prefer to live in the open and rocky low mountains, hills, plains or Canyon cliffs here. Baboons mainly move on the ground. They also climb trees to sleep or look for food. Baboons are good at swimming. Can make a loud cry. It is active during the day and perches in tree branches or caves at night.
Baboons never avoid food. They prey on antelopes, search for fruits, pick water lilies and eat almost everything. Baboons have strong adaptability. No matter how bad the environment is, they can’t live with them, which also enables them to calmly cope with human challenges. Food includes grubs, insects, scorpions, bird eggs, small vertebrates and plants. Usually drink at noon.