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a mother and baby baboon in Kibale National Park, Uganda
March 16, 2016

A Light Burden

A young olive baboon (Papio anubis) clings to its mother’s back in Uganda’s Kibale National Park. The park is home to 13 primate species, including these baboons, so named because of their greenish gray coat color.

Tramonti's shot was recently featured in the Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Alessandro Tramonti, National Geographic Your Shot

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