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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Grouping Old World monkey
Observation Number (Open Context) 90
Subspecies Papio anubis
Common name Olive baboon
Period of study Unknown
Country or Region Ghana
Method Scan sampling (presumably this method because the results are based on time spent feeding)
Wet season Unknown
Dry season Unknown
Environment Grassland, thicket, dry forest
Altitude (m) 1000 (Kamilar 2006)
% Fruit 58.8
% Leaves 24.0
% Flowers 4.6
% Other 12.4
Fruit availability peak Unknown
Low fruit availability Unknown
Percentages Based on time spent feeding
Notes Leaves include USOs.
Reference Depew 1983, cited in Kunz & Linsenmair 2008
Scanning method ?
Full Reference
Depew, L. A. (1983). Ecology and behaviour of baboons (Papio anubis) in the Shai Hills Game Production Reserve, Ghana. MSc Dissertation, Cape Coast University. Cited in: Kunz, B. K. and Linsenmair, K. E. (2008). Diet and behavioural ecology of Olive Baboons in the Comoé National Park. Folia Primatologica, 79: 31-51. [Available at: ]
Suggested Citation

Rebecca Haywood. (2020) "Old World monkey 90 from Africa/Ghana/Shai Hills, Ghana". In Database of non-human primate dietary studies. Rebecca Haywood (Ed). Released: 2020-08-21. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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