Baboons By: Tyler Tiffany

Introduction

Name and Description: Baboon, African and Arabian Old World Monkey

Habitat: Savannas, Open Woodlands, Semi-arid areas

Classification:

  1. Kingdom: Animal
  2. Phylum: Chordate
  3. Class: Mammal
  4. Order: Primate
  5. Family: Old World Monkey
  6. Genus: Baboon
  7. Species: Hamadryas, Yellow Mandrill, Gelada

Habitat Description: There are five types of habitats and all baboons can survive in. Examples are Tropical, Savannas, Woodlands, Semi-Arid Areas

Geologic Time: They came to life about two million years ago

Picture of the Organism: www.designeranimals.wikispaces.com/baboons

Pictures of Similar Features: www.science.jrank.org/pages/706/baboons.html

Homologous Structures: Baboons are really just another type of monkey. So any monkey is related to a baboon.

What Homologous Structures Show Evidence for Baboons: Well human and monkeys share a common ancestor.

Link for Evidence for Above: http://www.bio.miami.edu/dana/160/160S13_5.html

Credits:

Created with images by janeb13 - "mandrill sad face portrait" • rafales2008 - "Baboon" • whomers - "baboon kenya africa" • Netloop - "zoo ape baboons"

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