Fighting faces

Living high up in the Ethiopian Highlands, gelada baboons have to survive on a meagre diet of grass. To extract enough energy from such a poor diet, they have to spend much of their time grazing. Consequently, energy isn't wasted on trivial disputes so when tensions rise between dominant males, face-pulling is the preferred method of suppression.

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Role Contributor
ProducerPatrick MORRIS
NarratorFergal KEANE
Camera OperatorMartyn COLBECK
Camera OperatorSimon KING
Camera OperatorRichard KIRBY
Camera OperatorAlastair MACEWAN
Camera OperatorJustin MAGUIRE
Camera OperatorOwen NEWMAN
Camera OperatorPeter SCOONES
Camera OperatorGavin THURSTON

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