Baboon! A Photo Essay
Words & pics by Mama Nightjar
Lookout! Predator! (Above)
The wise old sentry sits atop his vantage point and cries his message to all who can hear.
Predator? Better check this out…
Keen to assert themselves in the pack, the younger, more adventurous baboons decide that this predator needs further inspection.
Advance the troops!
Feeling confident about their superior size and numbers, the baboons form up on their adversary.
That’s not a real dog!
Confronted by a burrito on legs, the young baboons try to determine if the sentry was pulling their legs.