Olive Baboon Papio cynocephalus anubis

Olive Baboon Papio cynocephalus anubis eats almost everything, here a Dik-dik.
From National Geographic.
We noticed that the ‘olive baboons’ of Meru NP exhibit some of the pelage traits of yellow baboon, and that the ‘yellow baboons’ of Kora NP and Mwingi NR exhibit some of the pelage traits of olive baboon. This is not a surprise to us as, a decade ago, we identified the presence of an extensive ‘phenotypic cline’ from ‘good’ olive baboons in the highlands of central Kenya south-eastwards to ‘good’ yellow baboons along the Kenya coast into north-eastern Tanzania. That there is a gradual gradation from ‘olive baboon’ to ‘yellow baboon’ raises serious questions as concerns the validity of the species Papio anubis and Papio cynocephalus.
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