Olive Baboon
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The Olive Baboon is a species of baboon that is found in Africa.

They are the most common baboon species and can be found in a variety of habitats, from dry desert to moist rainforest.

They are mostly herbivorous but will also eat insects, eggs, and small mammals.

Olive baboons live in social groups of around 20-30 individuals, led by a dominant male. They are considered one of the most intelligent animals in the world and are known for their remarkable problem solving abilities. Baboons have been known to use tools, solve puzzles, and even learn human sign language! They are also highly playful and enjoy swimming, climbing, and playing games.

Olive baboons are a very important part of the African ecosystem, helping to disperse seeds and fruits throughout the forest.

Animal population
Unknown
Population
IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
IUCN Classification

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Geeky Facts about the Olive Baboon

Fact 1

Olive baboons have cheek pouches where they can store food as they forage.

Fact 2

The animal lives in troops (groups) of 15 to 150 individuals.

Fact 3

It has the ability to extract nutrients from just about any source which helps the baboon survive even in dry climates.

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