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Primate Biol., 4, 101–106, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/pb-4-101-2017
Primate Biol., 4, 101–106, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/pb-4-101-2017
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15 May 2017
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Olive baboons' (Papio anubis) response towards crowned eagles (Stephanoaetus coronatus) at Lake Manyara National Park

Filipa M. D. Paciência et al.

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Here we report two encounters between olive baboons (Papio anubis) and crowned eagles (Stephanoaetus coronatus), a potential predator, at Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania. On both events, baboons gave alarm calls while infants got close to adults and juveniles ran to cover. Adult males approached the eagles and chased them away. The baboons’ reactions indeed support the assumption that crowned eagles pose a threat, at least for juvenile baboons.