Olive Baboon in Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda

13 primates recorded in Nyungwe forest national Park- Nyungwe forest is situated in south western Rwanda, at the border with Burundi, to the south, and Lake Kivu and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.

Nyungwe forest is one of the best preserved montane rainforest in Central Africa- more so, the forest is the richest fauna and flora habitat with chimpanzees – one of the most liked primates in the world.

Olive Baboon is also known as Anubis baboon- It is found in 25 countries throughout Africa including Rwanda, Uganda, Mali, Ethiopia, Tanzania among others.

Olive baboons are social and need to stay near people to snatch food staffs like sweet bananas, potatoes among others- in most cases, they stand besides the road sides waiting to see people.