Another interesting baboon is the mandrill, which one does not often see in captivity.
One shudders to think of the mental humiliation that is daily experienced by the warthog and the mandrill.
The mandrill, C. mormon (or maimon), has blue ridges on the muzzle, the bridge of the nose being red.
mandrill, man′dril, n. a large kind of baboon, a native of Western Africa.
They include the chacma, drill, common baboon, and mandrill.
The mandrill's blue nose, for instance, already referred to,—can we rightly speak of this as 'ευπρεπειὰ'?
The mandrill has pouches on the sides of his cheeks, and callosities on his posteriors.
The papio, the first baboon; the mandrill, the second; and the ouanderou, the third.
Almost as odd-looking as the mandrill, though in quite a different way, is the gelada, which is found in Abyssinia.
Almost all monkeys are subject at times to terrible fits of passion, but the mandrill seems to be the worst tempered of all.
"large baboon," 1744, perhaps ultimately from an African language, but formed into English components man + drill (n.4) "baboon," which is of W.African origin. The earliest reference reports the name is what the animal was "called by the white men in this country" (Sierra Leone). French mandrill, Spanish mandril seem to be from English.