PAGE INDEX 1. Lateral view 2. Anterior view 3. Details
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TAXONOMY Order - Primates (lemurs, monkeys & apes) Suborder - Anthropoidea ("man-like") Family - Cercopithecidae (old-world monkeys)
|1.Hamadryas Baboon skull, male, lateral view.|
This individual was over 30yrs old when it died.
|1.Hamadryas Baboon skull, male, anterior view.|
|Details of Specimens Illustrated|
|Overall length||225mm||Zygomatic width||140mm|
Scientific Name : Papio - from the French "papion", a baboon.
Scientific Name : hamadryas - a hamadryad is a woodland nymph, from the Greek hama "together with" and drus "a tree"
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