Cape Peninsula Managed Baboon Troops - Summary of Population Trends 2015 against 2014

The population of the Cape Peninsula Managed Baboon Troops continues to show positive growth (view PDF table on link below).

This is supported by the ratio of juveniles: adult females in the population being greater than 1.

Another positive trend is that overall mortality is lower than the previous year.

The Adult Sex ratio (number adult males: adult females) is within the normal range for Chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) indicating a healthy male population.

 

Census date: 31 January 2015
Esme Beamish M.Sc.
University of Cape Town Baboon Research Unit

 

Baboon Population Resources:

  • For more information on the managed baboon troops of the Cape Peninsula, see the September 2015 Baboon Ranger Report.
  • Click here to view the September 2015 Report.
  • Click here to view or download the Census Data Table. 
  • Click here to see: Annual Census: Cape Peninsula Managed Baboon Troops @ January 2014
  • Click here to see: Annual Census: Cape Peninsula Managed Baboon Troops @ January 2015

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