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...
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Bonobo (The bonobo is one of the most rare and intelligent animals in the world. They are a similar size to a chimpanzee, but bonobos are more slender and have smaller heads and smaller ears). Bonobos are found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa.

This picture was taken at the Lola Ya Bonobo sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Emilie Genty conducts her research on bonobo communication. This adolescent female kept that toad for hours and played with it like a doll, carrying it everywhere with her.

Picture taken at the Lola Ya Bonobo sanctuary, Democratic Republic of Congo. Emilie Genty conducts her research on bonobo communication. This adolescent female kept that toad for hours and played with it like a doll, carrying it everywhere with her.

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

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1 Timothy For every creation of God is fine, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,

A curios bonobo at Lola ya Bonobo, a sanctuary for orphaned bonobos in the Congo!

A curios bonobo at Lola ya Bonobo, a sanctuary for orphaned bonobos in the Congo!

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 They are still the least understood of the great apes. Photo by Michael Kane

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