Emoape

“equal parts dolphin, Dalai Lama, and Warren Beatty” – Ian Parker on the bonobo’s hippie image and the truth about “the hot, damp work of sneaking up on reticent apes”

For a quite entertaining piece on a comparison of the ‘nicest ape’-image the bonobo has been fitted with since being acknowledged as a separate species and the tedious work of field research on that complex species, see Ian Parkers 2007 article in the New Yorker: Swingers.

And next time you see a bonobo: guard your fingers and toes.

A big thank you to Florens for finding this!

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