All Posts Tagged With: "baboons"

The Dirt: This Week in Nature (September 28 – October 5)

Social baboons have longer life expectancy, and ants make way better decisions collectively. Top nature news from the week curated by the PBS Nature team.

Oct 5th, 2012 | Comments

Clever Monkeys: Video: Predatory Monkeys

Baboons move in groups of about 80 individuals for defense. Often, larger males will go on offense as well -- chasing away predators or taking down a young gazelle.

Sep 13th, 2011 | Comments

Drakensberg: Barrier of Spears: Video: Full Episode

Each spring, the eland must climb the sheer cliffs of the Drakensberg to reach the new grass on the plateau. Watch the full episode now.

Sep 6th, 2010 | Comments

Murder in the Troop: Video: Baboon Grooming Techniques

For baboons, grooming is a highly pleasurable activity. The pulling of hair releases endorphins.

Aug 5th, 2009 | Comments

Murder in the Troop: Video: New Leader Brings Upheaval

When a large male from a neighboring troop chases off the dominant male of the invaded troop, chaos ensues.

Aug 3rd, 2009 | Comments

Murder in the Troop: Introduction

(Airs Sunday, August 9) Amid the wilderness of Africa's Zambezi region unfolds a sinister tale of political upheaval, sexual intrigue, and murder in a community of chacma baboons.

Jul 23rd, 2009 | Comments

Murder in the Troop: Inside Chacma Baboon Society

Whether they involve defending each other or offering gentle and nurturing support, one thing is certain -- friendships are vital to chacma baboon society.

May 30th, 2008 | Comments

Murder in the Troop: Additional Web and Print Resources

View additional resources, online and in print, for NATURE's "Murder in the Troop."

May 30th, 2008 | Comments
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