Hamadryas Baboon (Papio hamadryas)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Mammalia
Order : Primates
Family : Cercopithecidae
Genus : Papio
Species : hamadryas
Scientific name : Papio hamadryas
Important Facts
Size 60 – 70 cm.
Weight Male -30 kg.
Female – 15 kg.
Life Span 35 years
Sexual maturity 4.5 years
Gestation   period 5 months
Litter size 1
Inhabits semi-desert areas, savannas and rocky areas.
Red Sea in Egypt to Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia.
Grass, roots, tubers, fruits, nuts, invertebrates, small birds and mammals.
(per head)
G.V. leaves - 100 gm.
Bread - 150 gm.
Banana - 3 no.
Onion - 25 gm.
Tomato - 25 gm.
Milk - 100 gm.