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Africa | 'Ethiopian mountain king'. Posing on a cliff edge high up in Ethiopia's Simien Mountains (geladas are found only in Ethiopia), he and the rest of the band are about to retire to their sleeping ledges. In the evening light, his mane appears like a golden shawl. | © Caption and image Joe McDonald
"Baboons 'United' " | Photographer: Mario Moreno, Cabarceno Wildlife Park in Cantabria, Spain, 2012
Baboons are opportunistic omnivores, known to eat a wide variety of both plant matter and small animals. Fruits, seeds, tough roots and flowers make up the bulk of their diet, along with insects, eggs, lizards and rodents. However, their large size and power also means that they sometimes hunt and kill larger prey such as young Gazelles.