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I think that I mentioned to you that the doctor kept a cheetah and a baboon.
Even the great bulldog, belonging to a sporting passenger, seemed to yield to its gentle influences, and forgetting his yearning to come to close quarters with the baboon in a cage on the foc'sle, snored happily at the door of the cabin, dreaming no doubt that he had finished him, and happy in his dream.
It represented an alert, sharp-featured simian man, with thick eyebrows and a very peculiar projection of the lower part of the face, like the muzzle of a baboon.
Raffles, walking with the uneasy gait of a town loiterer obliged to do a bit of country journeying on foot, looked as incongruous amid this moist rural quiet and industry as if he had been a baboon escaped from a menagerie.
If you wait you shall see my mark upon the forehead of yon grinning baboon," replied the outlaw, pointing a mailed finger at one who had been seated close to De Leybourn.
pet rib-nosed baboon, an animal of uncommon intelligence but
that I should use the cant of boys and girls--is fleeting enough; though that which has its sole root in the admiration of a whiskered face like that of yonder baboon, perhaps lasts the longest, as it originates in the greater blindness and is fed by vanity.
Asian elephants, ostriches and baboons were some of the other Lambton regulars.
BABOONS are synonymous with Knowsley Safari Park and the newest arrivals are causing quite a stir with the keepers.
Although the baboon clearly serves as a good model for humans in regard to skeletal maintenance and turnover, the regulatory processes involved in bone function at the cellular level have never been established in baboons, or even in an in vitro baboon model.
TV presenter Bill Oddie was monkeying around at Dudley Zoo yesterday, after opening the new PS20,000 Baboons on the Bank exhibit.
THE father of soccer star Ryan Giggs has revealed how he was attacked by a pack of angry baboons at a safari park.
The baboons came towards the safari train and two jumped onto the carriages.
A GANG of baboons show they really are cheeky monkeys - by raiding a flat and parading their loot.
THESE baboons are real cheeky monkeys as they raid a flat.
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