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Congo-Kinshasa: Q&A - You Are One Percent Away From Being a Bonobo
Animals  (tags: wildlife, humans, Bonobos, habitat )

Jill
- 379 days ago - allafrica.com
When author Deni Béchard discovered bonobos shared almost 99 percent of human DNA, and based their relationships on cooperation and collaboration, he knew he had to write about them
Genome Studies of Great Apes in the Wild and in Zoos
Animals  (tags: wildlife, great apes, chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, dna, closest relatives, wild, zoos, genome, studies )

BarbCat
- 449 days ago - sandiegozooglobal.org
Samples from our Frozen Zoo® have contributed to a study of historic importance in primate biology: a cornerstone has been laid in the application of genome sequencing technology to understanding the biology of our closest relatives, the great apes.......
Bonobo Females Handier With Tools Than Males
Animals  (tags: animals, bonobos, behaviour )

Michelle
- 1469 days ago - wired.com
A new study of tool use in bonobos suggests females of this great ape species are handier than males.That's also been seen in chimpanzees, but it was thought that chimps could be an aberration. Instead, the new study hints suggests that females..
Iowa Ape Makes 'Oprah' Debut
Animals  (tags: bonobos, primates, great apes )

Michelle
- 1479 days ago - desmoinesregister.com
Kanzi, a bonobo at Des Moines-based Great Ape Trust who is remarkably adept at communicating with symbols and understands some spoken English, appears on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Monday.
Mothers Matter! High Social Status and Maternal Support Play An Important Role in Mating Success of Male Bonobos
Animals  (tags: sex, bonobos, mating, maternal, male, female )

Sophie
- 1509 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Success is sexy -- a statement that applies not just to human beings, but also to various other animals. Male bonobos appear to benefit from this phenomenon as well.
Baby Bonobos Tragic Victims of Illegal Trading
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, bonobos, illegal trade, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1615 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
three-month-old bonobo has become yet another tragic victim of the illegal trade in the endangered creatures.
Congo-Brazzaville : Defence of Geat Apes Begins With Children
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, protection, great apes, gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, children, Congo, EDIC, poachers )

Naoko
- 1756 days ago - allafrica.com
"But why do they kill gorillas, why do they trap them and put them in cages? One day, if I'm president, I'll stop all those who kill gorillas, chimanzees and bonobos," says 11-year-old Judicaelle, a student at the Holy Spirit of Moungali School in
Update From Suzy
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, bonobos, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1770 days ago - lolayabonobo.wildlifedirect.org
It's my great pleasure to confirm that there are now six bonobos at the release site at Basankusu. Now that the pesky Max isn't displaying his dominance every five minutes (well he probably is, but back at Lola) we can follow the bonobs in the forest
Released Bonobos Back at Lola
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, bonobos, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1779 days ago - lolayabonobo.wildlifedirect.org
Max, beautiful Max with his long flowing locks, was a little more trouble than we thought. We had assumed that the bonobos would be afraid of the forest, so that human presence or post-release monitoring would prove reassuring. In practice, the released
World's First Bonobo Release: At Home in the Forest
Animals  (tags: animals, bonobos, released, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1951 days ago - wspa.ca
WSPA has been following nine lucky bonobos in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as a team from the Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary, led by WSPA's Nick D'Souza, release them back into the wild. It's been a while since our last update, but that's because Nick
World's First Bonobo Release: Bonobos Arrive at Their New Forest Home
Animals  (tags: animals, bonobos, released, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1952 days ago - wspa.ca
We're all amazed as we continue to follow the journey of nine lucky bonobos who have now been released back into the wild.
Update: Countdown Continues to World's First Bonobo Release
Animals  (tags: animals, bonobos, release, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1956 days ago - wspa.ca
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, nine lucky bonobos are about to be released back into the wild. We are following the journey of the bonobos and a team of dedicated staff from WSPA's member society Les Amis des Bonobos (ABC) at the Lola ya Bonobo
Countdown to World's First Bonobo Release
Animals  (tags: animals, bonobos, release, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1960 days ago - wspa.ca
From Sunday 14 June WSPA will accompany a group of orphaned bonobos on a historic journey back to the wild. Travelling to a remote corner of the Democratic Republic of Congo, this is the first ever attempt to reintroduce our closest ape relation to
Earth Picture Galleries
Animals  (tags: animals, bonobos, Congo, released, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1966 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Orphan bonobos set to be released into the wild in Congo.
New Bonobos Sanctuary Created in DR Congo
Animals  (tags: animals, bonobos, sanctuary, DR Congo, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1973 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
A new nature reserve to protect indigenous bonobos, apes threatened with extinction who use sex to deflate tension, has been built in the Democratic Republic of Congo, conservationists said on Friday.
 

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