05 May, 2006

Bonobos: Humankind's closest relatives in crisis


Bonobos are in crisis. Humankind's closest relatives are teetering on the brink of extinction. Found only in the forests of the central Congo Basin, bonobos are being hunted for meat and profit. Bonobos are the rarest of all great ape species and no one knows how many survive. In fact, most people don't even know they exist! These amazing primates, who are so much like us, remain shrouded in mystery.

Read on to find out more ... and learn how you can help save the Bonobo!

Photo: by Jeankern

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