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Synonyms for bonobo

small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire

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This poem was specially written for Friends of Bonobos and Vanessa Woods (author of Bonobo Handshake), who published it online in their newsletter, facebook and twitter sites.
Chimps (Pan troglodytes) and their sister species, bonobos (Pan paniscus), are humans' closest living relatives.
To support the bonobo population in the Congo, Twycross Zoo provides funding to Lola Ya Bonobo, the world's only bonobo sanctuary.
With examples from the animal kingdom, particularly the bonobo, he cites altruism, empathy, and sex as the social glue that functions as the communal peacekeeper.
Using data from nest counts and remote sensing imagery, the research team found that the bonobo -- one of humankind's closest living relatives -- avoids areas of high human activity and forest fragmentation.
The bass guitar slung over his shoulders only received light relief from the rapid fire abuse it was being subjected to when Bonobo multi-tasked and took a swipe at the scatty, melodic beats on the Macbook in front of him.
25) but it may be worth siding with Bonobo, who was well touted and heavily backed before his debut at Galway last week, when he unshipped his rider at the start.
But today, only five types of ape--gorilla, chimpanzee, bonobo, orangutan, and gibbon--remain in Africa and Asia.
Bonobo chimp Kanzi was captured collecting wood, breaking it up and putting it into a pile before striking a match.
Bonobo is the stage name of Simon Green, British musician, producer and DJ.
Compared with those of chimps, bonobo brains displayed bigger, more-developed regions thought to be vital for feeling empathy, perceiving distress in others and feeling anxiety, Rilling said.
In fact, in the thirty or forty years that chimps have been studied in captivity and in the wild, not a single case of infanticide, murder, rape, or war between bonobo groups has been observed.
Studies suggest 75 percent of bonobo sex is non-reproductive and that nearly all bonobos are bisexual.
Is it because modern day man is at war over scarce resources and the bonobo just wants to have sex and eat.
This is a monumental step towards saving a significant portion of the world's second largest rainforest, of critical importance to the survival not only of humankind's closest great ape relative, the bonobo, but to all life on Earth given the increasing threat of climate change," said Sally Jewell Coxe, president of the Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI), a partner in creating the reserve.