BONOBO. General Information. Location: Democratic Republic of Congo Between the Walaba and Sankuru Rivers Gestation : 8 months Doesn’t mean that they’re pumpin ’ out babies on the reg Height : Males—2.4-2.7 ft Females—2.3-2.5 ft
*Fun Fact* The word “bonobo” means absolutely nothing. So if you thought it was science mumbo-jumbo like the rest of those animal names, you were dead wrong.
that is then divided into smaller groups
Kanzi—a 26 year old male Bonobo that is able to converse with humans.
Video of Kanzi conversing with humans - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Dhc2zePJFE
Rafert, J. and E.O. Vineberg (1997) Bonobo Nutrition – relation of captive diet to wild diet. In: BonoboHusbandry Manual American Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Stanford, C. B. (1998). The Social Behavior of Chimpanzees and Bonobos, Emperical Evidence and Shifting assumptions. Current Anthropology Vol39.4