They eat fruit, buds, blossoms, soft pitch, stems, galls, honey, bark, resin, seeds, nuts, social insects, ants, termites, and sometimes other monkeys, pigs, and antelope.
The baboon is among the largest of the old world monkeys. They are a ground dwelling monkey that live in troops of 50 in the wild. They are mainly found in Africa. The largest type of baboon is the "chacma" of Africa. The yellow baboon is native to western, central, and eastern Africa, south to Mashonaland. The olive baboon is found in the Sub-Shara savannah region extending from Mali to Ethiopia.