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baboon

n. a jerk; a stupid person. (Also a rude term of address.) Tell that ugly baboon to get out of here.
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Baboons are not naturally a danger, but can attack humans if they feel they are being threatened.
PARIS, Jan 26 (KUNA) -- At least 50 potentially dangerous baboons escaped from a Paris Zoo on Friday, causing havoc among guards and forcing the closure of the establishment, French media reported.
More than 15 baboons are killed by motorists every day in different parts of the country, with the with the Northern Corridor identified as the worst.
It's more than monkey business: in South Africa's Cape Town, baboons sneak into homes to steal food.
The team was curious about male violence and sexual intimidation in the chacma baboons living in Namibia in part because no one had ever witnessed a male baboon forcing a female to mate with him.
php) press release , the researchers "analyzed 1,335 spontaneous vocalizations produced by 15 male and female Guinea baboons in different social contexts, and studied the anatomy of vocal tracts from two baboons that died of natural causes.
From baboons to buffalo, scientists are finding examples of democracy across the animal kingdom (see Voting Gone Wild, right).
Researchers at the University of California-Davis recently discovered that baboons vote too.
During May 2012, we subjected total RNA from 1 mL of blood plasma of each animal to next-generation sequencing as previously described (4); results showed HAV-like sequences in 1 of 23 baboons.
But little did he realise that he would come nose to nose with a troop of baboons.
In East Africa I have interacted with, played with and argued with Yellow Baboons and Olive Baboons.
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.