Below are relevant articles that may interest you. But their appearance is not the thing that really sets bonobos apart from chimps. Share by Email. She was cooking dinner for Ricky, and a basket of kittens were meowing for attention. View image of Bonobos often mate face-to-face Credit: She was far more interested in getting his shirt off than being filmed. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.
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Gorilla sexual intrigue could explain human monogamy
The female gorilla in the photograph, nicknamed "Leah" by researchers, made history in when she was observed using tools -- another never-before-seen behavior for her kind in the wild. It is, of course, hard to do controlled experiments with apes. Knowing Koko might not live much longer, it became my mission to make a film about her life. After the party, Koko was tired. Bonobos are roughly the same size as chimps, can be aggressive and use sex in very specific contexts. Share on Facebook.