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Shakma is the main antagonist of the 1990 American horror film Shakma.

Shakma is a hyper-aggressive baboon being experimented on by medical students. When he is only sedated instead of euthanized like he is supposed to be, he escapes from his cage and begins killing the students one by one.

Appearance

Shakma is a brown hamadryas baboon with long fur and numerous sharp teeth.

Powers and Abilities

Shakma possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Superhuman strength
  • Sharp teeth

Fate

Shakma is killed after he is set on fire.

Trivia

  • Shakma was played by a monkey actor named Typhoon, handled by Gerry Therrien of Action Animals.
  • The film was filmed primarily at Universal Studios Florida.

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