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This mini-documentary, made by Penn High School students Camryn and Carter, is about the diverse diet of a baboon. There is also content on the variety of baboons and their microbiomes.
The most common misconception ever is that humans evolved from apes. Even though they didn’t, that doesn’t mean baboon and human microbiomes are similar, does it?
“Everyone in here has a different microbiome, it’s like a fingerprint.” quoted Dr. Elizabeth Archie, a professor at the University of Notre Dame. A human’s microbiome helps the human stay healthy by doing certain jobs. An example of this process would be the gut microbiome digesting food. But what do microbiomes have to do with baboons and their health?
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What do baboons, microbiomes, and social behaviors all have in common? Us.
There are multiple parenting styles that affect infant baboons and their chances of survival. These include restrictive parenting, permissive parenting, and the less common, “allomothering”. Continue reading “Infancy and Parenting”
It has been shown that some subspecies of baboons start puberty earlier than others. This trend has also been shown in racial groups in humans.