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This Young Baboon Has Ended Up in the Wrong Neighborhood

Short | 02:40

A juvenile baboon has taken a wrong turn and ended up in the territory of a vervet monkey troop. The alarm is quickly sounded ? baboons are omnivores and have been known to snatch vervet babies.

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Spend a season with the Woodland Troop, a group of thirty vervets, Africa's smallest and lightest monkeys. At the center of this troop, two young monkeys are facing the toughest time of their lives. With their mothers tending to new babies, these juveniles are on their own for the very first time. Watch as they learn to feed themselves, distinguish friend from foe, and make their place in the world. While they might have lost their mothers' attention, they've gained something a lot more important: freedom.

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