Making a splash: Clumsy young baboon lands face-first in the water to the amusement of safari guests as it bounds across a riverTimothy John Jansen Van Vuuren, 28, captured the baboons in South AfricaOne Chacma baboon makes a grand entrance by leaping in the river face first The wildlife cinematographer and guests at the Mala Mala Game Reserve laugh
Wildlife cinematographer Timothy John Jansen Van Vuuren, 28, was watching the troop of baboons trying to cross the Sand River in the Mala Mala Game Reserve, South Africa, when one youngster caught his eye.
The monkeys appear to bounce in the shallow water and run to keep up with the group.
Timothy and the guests are overheard laughing at the clumsy baboon who quickly darts out of sight down the river.
A baboon is seen leaping up in the air as it makes its descent on the water as others make their way across
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The Chacma baboon is one of the largest of all monkeys and has a dog-like face.
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