Baby geladas and the microbiome (IMAGE) Arizona State University Caption A baby gelada foraging in Simien Mountains National Park in Ethiopia. Their early-life gut microbiome, from infancy thru first years of life, are shown to be maternally influenced as they get older. Credit Sharmi Sen Usage Restrictions None License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.