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The olive baboon (Papio anubis) is an Old World monkey found in 25 countries throughout Africa, making it the most widely ranging of all baboons. It is named for its coat, which, at a distance, is a shade of green-grey. At closer range, its coat is multi-colored, due to rings of yellow-brown and black on the hairs. It is omnivorous, finding nutrition in almost any environment, and able to adapt with different foraging tactics.Photo: Muhammad Mahdi Karim
In the section "Communication", it's stated "Other vocalizations include ... "screams" (continuous high-pitch sounds responding to strong emotions)". Is it known that baboons have emotions? Does the cited book indicate that these monkeys are experiencing emotion? If this is an editorial choice to avoid verbiage like "in situations that, to the average human, would be emotionally charged", I can understand this shorthand. Still, maybe someone with access to the book could list out situations in which the "scream" is made? —Mwatts15 (talk) 01:19, 15 October 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I propose to take on this review and I will study the article in detail shortly. My initial impression is good, but I can see at once that the lead section is too short for an article of this size. The lead should provide a summary of the information in the body of the text, mentioning the main points from each of the different sections. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 19:05, 25 October 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I am putting this review on hold for one week. If during that time action is taken on the issues raised above, I will review the article in detail. If not, I will fail this nomination. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 09:20, 4 November 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Little action has been taken on the matters mentioned above by the nominator. However, fortunately another editor has corrected some of the prose which was too close to the source, and I find that the other copyvios suspected by "Earwig", were false positives where the Wikipedia article was copied by outside entities. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 09:21, 15 November 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The article is well written and complies with MOS guidelines on prose and grammar, structure and layout.
The article uses many reliable third-party sources, and makes frequent citations to them. I do not believe it contains original research.
The article covers the main aspects of the subject and remains focussed.
The article is neutral.
The article is stable.
The images are relevant and have suitable captions, and are either in the public domain or properly licensed.
Final assessment - I believe this article reaches the GA criteria. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 09:21, 15 November 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]