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Hamadryas Baboon
       
     
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hamadryas baboon
       
 
is a member of the old world monkey family
Common Name Hamadryas Baboon
Scientific Name Papio hamadryas
Range North Eastern Africa
Status Approaching near threatened status
Comments The Hamadryas Baboon is a member of the old world monkey family. It is sometimes commonly referred to as the Sacred Baboon as it was a sacred animal to the ancient Egyptians.

Equipment Used
( Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Papio
Species: P. hamadryas

last update 6/22/08
 
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