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Animal Corner — Hamadryas Baboon

  [caption id="attachment_2057" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: curtzsi[/caption] Known during ancient Egyptian times as the "Sacred Baboon,"Hamadryas Baboons are located in northern Africa. Their natural habitat consists of rocky areas, savannas and semi-deserts. Small birds and mammals, fruits, nuts and grasses are a major part of their omnivorous diet. They live in huge groups dictated by a complex four-level hierarchy. Their status within that hierarchy is determined by age and…