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Armstrong, S. 1991. How baboons survive in world's worst desert. New Scientist, 2(March 1991):24


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How baboons survive in world's worst desert. Keywords: Namibia, Namib Desert, Kuiseb River, desert adaptation, water use, drinking behaviour, habitat use, arid ecosystem, arid environment, baboon biology, desert mammals.

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