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A Biologist Studies a New Species of Baboon

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An American biologist sets out to study the little-known Kinda baboon species - and this involves getting close to them in their natural habitat. Everything is of interest, from their fur patterns to their mannerisms.

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Witness a real-life soap opera with heroes, villains, love stories, and some very special baboons. A group of dedicated researchers are on a mission to uncover the secrets of Kinda baboons, a newly-identified species that's little understood. They have flatter faces and are furrier than other baboons, but what really sets these powerfully-built primates apart from their cousins is their chilled-out behavior.

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