An Olive Baboon (Papio anubis) captured in the Seronera area in Serengeti National Park. It is also called the Anubis baboon and is a member of the family Cercopithecidae (Old World monkeys). The species is the most widely spread of all baboons: it is found in 25 countries throughout Africa, extending south from Mali to Ethiopia and to Tanzania. Isolated populations are also found in some mountainous regions of the Sahara. It inhabits savannahs, steppes, and forests. The olive baboon is named for its coat, which, at a distance, is a shade of green-grey.

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