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General Crossword Questions for “baboon”

  • Large monkey
  • Large African monkey
  • Outlaw about to shout down a primate

Encyclopedia

  • The Guinea Baboon is 50 cm (20 inches) and weighs only 14 kg (30 lb) while the largest Chacma Baboon can be 120 cm (47 inches) and weigh 40 kg (90 lb) Baboon to be more closely related to the northern baboon species (the Guinea and Olive Baboons) than. — “Baboon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus), also known as the Cape Baboon, is, like all other baboons, from the Old World monkey family. Unlike the northern baboon species (the Guinea, Hamadryas, and Olive Baboons), Chacma males do not have a mane. — “Chacma Baboon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Olive Baboon (Papio anubis), also called the Anubis Baboon, 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. — “Olive Baboon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • I had rather admit that it may have been some animal whose structure resembled the human, some ape or baboon of the early geological ages, some protopitheca, or some mesopitheca, some early or middle ape like that discovered by Mr. — “A Journey to the Centre of the Earth” by Jules Verne
  • Besides, Kitty will tell nothing; will you, Kitty? You understand, my dear girl," continued d'Artagnan, "she is the wife of that frightful baboon you saw at the door as you came in." — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas
  • Raffles, walking with the uneasy gait of a town loiterer obliged to do a bit of country journeying on foot, looked as incongruous amid this moist rural quiet and industry as if he had been a baboon escaped from a menagerie. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • Knowest thou that, long-armed old baboon that thou art, thou hast crushed in the ribs of those two who are laid out there as though they were but as the shell on an egg? And the young one, the lion, it was a beautiful stand that he made–one against so many–three did he slay outright, and that one there"–and he pointed to a body that was still moving a little–"will die anon, for his head is cracked across, and others of those who are bound are hurt. — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard
  • Even the great bulldog, belonging to a sporting passenger, seemed to yield to its gentle influences, and forgetting his yearning to come to close quarters with the baboon in a cage on the foc'sle, snored happily at the door of the cabin, dreaming no doubt that he had finished him, and happy in his dream. — “King Solomon's Mines” by H Rider Haggard

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