LIFE Bonobo! Cousins, brothers, sisters...

Bonobos share 99% of our genetic makeup. But humans' closest relative is still facing extinction. Bonobos LIVE what we pray: peace and love, their life is our lost paradise...
What is the bonobo’s biggest threat?   Sadly, it’s people. Activities like hunting and deforestation are wiping out bonobo populations faster than these primates can reproduce. Smarter land management and greater community involvement will be key to saving the species.

AWF – Check out the Bonobo!

What is the bonobo’s biggest threat? Sadly, it’s people. Activities like hunting and deforestation are wiping out bonobo populations faster than these primates can reproduce. Smarter land management and greater community involvement will be key to saving the species.

Bonobot uikuttavat turhautumistaan ihmisten tavoin aivan kuin tämä kiipeilysuorituksessaan epäonnistunut poikanen.

AWF – Check out the Bonobo!

Bonobot uikuttavat turhautumistaan ihmisten tavoin aivan kuin tämä kiipeilysuorituksessaan epäonnistunut poikanen.

Bonobo infant

Bonobo infant

bonobo by Detlef Knapp on 500px

bonobo by Detlef Knapp on 500px

Bonobo juvenile laughing, Pan paniscus, Native to Congo (DRC)

Bonobo juvenile laughing, Pan paniscus, Native to Congo (DRC)

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Bonobos were described as a subspecies of chimpanzee in 1929 but identified as a separate species in 1933. They are still the least understood of the great apes.

Bonobos were described as a subspecies of chimpanzee in 1929 but identified as a separate species in 1933. They are still the least understood of the great apes.

Bonobos seem to be less violent than chimps (Credit: age fotostock/Alamy Stock Photo)

Do bonobos really spend all their time having sex?

Bonobos seem to be less violent than chimps (Credit: age fotostock/Alamy Stock Photo)

Hooting bonobos.

Hooting bonobos.

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