Adult Female Baboons : A Group Of Females

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Ranking within a group of females begins with the mother with female daughters (Huguet et al. 2015). The daughter’s rank will be below the mothers (Huguet et al. 2015). Adult female Baboons are mostly nursing or pregnant most of their lives and for this reason alone they spend most of their lives with other females friends or relatives that are pregnant as well (Huguet et al. 2015). While a female is pregnant she will avoid the male baboons of the group (Huguet et al. 2015). The pregnant and nursing females of the group rest mostly during the day (Huguet et al. 2015). The younger females gather around the oldest females of the group and they all lay close together in a bunch to protect themselves and their young from jealous males and predators (Huguet et al. 2015). While prowling through the wild, the dominant males of the group travel in the center of the troop (Huguet et al. 2015). They do this to keep order among the females and the juveniles, while the younger males travel around the outer surfaces of the group (Huguet et al. 2015). Baboons tend to do what they want, when they want just like humans (Huguet et al. 2015). Many primates can be nocturnal, but Baboons can sleep in the day and look for food at night, or they can be active at night and sleep all day long (Huguet et al. 2015). They are very versatile creatures because they can even take short naps in between depending on how tired or bored they are (Huguet et al. 2015). Scientists believe that baboon’s
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