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Baby Baboon Video in Diani Beach

Baby Baboon Video in Diani Beach

in Kenya News

This amusing video of monkeys shows how Baboons with their baby spend holidays at the coast. Diani beach resort future not only many holiday facilities but also rich wildlife, including baboons and many other monkeys. The south coast is one of the most popular destinations for Beach holidays in Kenya. The large baboons were holy to the Egyptians and their name originates from the Egyptian baboon-god Babi. In the video of baboons below you can observe their characters in the natural habitat in Kenya. Watch the video of baboons with small baby baboons.

Watch funny video of monkeys on the south coast of Kenya. Baboons living by the ocean.

With the 91% of their DNA Baboons are closely related to humans and have more than 30 vocalizations ranging from groans to barks or screams. As you will see in the video of monkeys below, the baboons use visual gesticulation for communication to express affection, aggression, wariness and intent. If you are not familiar with baboons gesticulation you should always keep safe distant either on a safari or any of beach resorts.

kenya-video-monkeys-baboon-family-motherYou should be always careful around monkeys, especially large baboons. The monkeys may steal your things, but even attack if they will feel in danger. Male baboons or female monkeys with babies can get really protective.

Always bear in mind that even despite of many hotels around, there is still wildlife out there who is just not so much into holidays, big cameras and loud crowds of tourists.

Never provoke monkeys and you should never feed them either. Baboons can get very aggressive specially around food! In the case you need medical help on your holiday and you were attacked by baboons, there are 2 large hospitals with 24hours emergency.

Video of monkeys with baby baboons and their general greetings

General greeting signals of baboons include “lip smacking”, “tongue protrusion”, “jaw-clapping”, “ear flattening”, “eyes narrowed” or “head shaking. If you see a baboon lifting his eyebrows, it is time to leave him alone. Watch the video of baboons below to get more familiar with their gestures.


If you see monkeys yawing, don’t you think he is tired! You should leave the monkey alone as well! Second most important communication of baboons is the body posture. If the baboons are walking towards you on all four limbs, bows his head and slaps the ground or some other objects such as branches or small trees it is a sign of aggression and you should leave them alone again! In the video of monkeys you can view many of these signs on baboons.

Watch animals funny video of baboons with their babies and learn about their life

The baboons live in groups of about 50 members, consisting of seven to eight males and twice as many females plus their young. The females usually give birth at an age of six and can breed at any time of the year, the time depends on the food supply. After six months pregnancy, baboons usually give birth to a single infant every second year. The Baboons tend to give birth at night; the infants are around one kg and have black hair.

While both female and male take part in caring for infants, the majority of care provided is by the mother. The mother provides the food for the baby, although several females will share the duties for all of their offspring.

The baboons spend most of its time on the ground as they don’t have tails that grasp to help them with jumping on threes. The main food is grass along with seeds, pods, blossoms, leaves, roots and sap from a variety of plants, which they have plenty during the rainy season. You might be surprised but baboons also eat insects and meat, such as fish, shellfish, birds, small antelopes and even that cute vervet monkeys!

Watch adorable video of monkeys with baboon babies

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