What Happens When A Lion Finds A Baby Baboon? Not What You’d Expect

10. Baboons Are Big Monkeys

001-10-baboons-are-big-monkeys-892489The baboon is a very large monkey and can weigh up to 88lb (40 kg). That is when they are full grown.

The baboon lives in various regions of Africa and is a ground-dwelling species rather than a tree-dwelling species like most other types of monkey.

Baboons are mostly herbivores but are completely capable of taking up an omnivorous diet. In South Africa it’s not unknown for baboons to attack and eat sheep and goats.

In general, baboons are formidable monkeys and they travel in packs. But, of course, their babies are as vulnerable as babies of any other kind…

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