|Images of Africa|
|by John Walker|
The baboons at the border post examine vehicles much more thoroughly than do customs inspectors. Apparently these fellows neglected to read the sign on the cab of the truck. (Click the picture to see a larger image.) Baboons aren't apes--they're monkeys--the largest species, with males tipping the scales at up to 40 kg. They're obligate quadrupeds: kind of like evil dogs with hands.