Olive Baboon and African Elephant

A symbiotic relationship of Mutalism

The baboon shadows the elephant. The elephant provides the basic need of water for the baboon, by digging a water hole. The baboon provides a lookout for danger. The baboon does this by letting out a loud screech to alert the elephant when danger is near.

citations

"You Scratch My Back, I'll Watch Yours: Symbiotic Wildlife - Thomson Safaris."Thomson Safaris RSS2. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2014. <http://www.thomsonsafaris.com/blog/symbiotic-wildlife-tanzania/>.

"Olive Baboon and Elephant Herd | Visuals Unlimited." Olive Baboon and Elephant Herd | Visuals Unlimited. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2014. <http://visualsunlimited.photoshelter.com/image/I0000A0cxIGEQbiM>.

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