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Valentine’s Day Is also World Bonobo Day; Here’s Why

February 14 is Valentine’s Day; it is also the inaugural World Bonobo Day (#WorldBonoboDay)—begun by conservationists at The Bonobo Project to help bring awareness to an endangered and gentle species.
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Memphis Zoo bonobos pucker up for Valentine’s Day, World Bonobo Day

If you don’t have anyone to smooch on Valentine’s Day, the Memphis Zoo has got you covered.  The Bonobos will be having a Valentine’s Day party, complete with kissing booth, in honor of the first ever World Bonobo Day.
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First-Ever Bonobo Communication Workshop Aims to Save One of Human’s Closest Relatives

The Bonobo Project has launched the Bonobo Communication Workshop, with the first session held Monday in San Diego, California.
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The Bonobo Project Announces Inaugural Bonobo Communications Workshop

Key stakeholders come together to raise the profile of this endangered great ape.
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La Jolla fourth grader raises $1,015 for bonobo apes

Inspired by an Earth Day project at school, All Hallows Academy fourth grader and La Jolla resident Alex Goldman raised more than $1,000 to help four orphaned bonobo apes in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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New group hopes to raise global profile of the peace-loving bonobo

Of the world’s six species of great ape (not including us), it’s safe to say that bonobos (Pan paniscus) are the least studied and least known publicly. But a new organization, the Bonobo Project, is hoping to change that.
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Plight of African bonobos gets support in North San Diego County

A Congolese woman’s passion for rescuing bonobos, a member of the great ape family with close genetic ties to both humans and chimpanzees, has generated support throughout the world, including North County.
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Amazing ape birth is world first

A wild bonobo is seen giving birth, the first time such behavior has been documented.
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Marshmallow-Toasting Bonobo Charms Internet

In the video, a clip from the final episode of which first appeared in a BBC documentary on primates, Kanzi the bonobo collects a pile of dry brush, lights it with a match, and roasts a few skewered marshmallows
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Endangered Bonobos Reveal Evolution of Human Kindness

Experiments show the great apes share with strangers and empathize.
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A bonobo’s story — book chronicles Milwaukee County Zoo ape’s psychiatric care

A bonobo’s story — book chronicles Milwaukee County Zoo ape’s psychiatric care.
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