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Primate Biology An international open-access journal on primate research
Primate Biol., 4, 101-106, 2017
http://www.primate-biol.net/4/101/2017/
doi:10.5194/pb-4-101-2017
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15 May 2017
Olive baboons' (Papio anubis) response towards crowned eagles (Stephanoaetus coronatus) at Lake Manyara National Park
Filipa M. D. Paciência et al.

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Here we report two encounters between olive baboons (Papio anubis) and crowned eagles (Stephanoaetus coronatus), a potential predator, at Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania. On both events, baboons gave alarm calls while infants got close to adults and juveniles ran to cover. Adult males approached the eagles and chased them away. The baboons’ reactions indeed support the assumption that crowned eagles pose a threat, at least for juvenile baboons.
Here we report two encounters between olive baboons (Papio anubis) and crowned eagles...
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