The order of movement of yellow baboons (Papio cynocephalus).

  • Ramon J. Rhine
  • Published 1975 in
    Folia primatologica; international journal of…
The spatial organization of progressing baboons is thought to serve a protective function considered important in their adaptation to a terrestrial existence. Progression positions of identified black infants, adult males, and other yellow baboons were determined from repeated samples of troop movements. Spatial positioning by demographic class was similar… (More)