• Question: Can you communcate with baboons?

    Asked by a1patch1of1turnips to Suzanne on 28 Jun 2013.
    • Photo: Suzanne Harvey

      Suzanne Harvey answered on 28 Jun 2013:

      To some extent, yes we can! My field assistant often calls the baboons and they respond with their own contact call, which they use to keep in contact with each other when they’re separated in the forest.

      We can’t chat to them like we do with each other though, I wish we could 🙂