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Friends of Bonobos
Democratic Republic of Congo
givvers: jason + 2 others

Friends of Bonobos is trying to save the 5,000 living bonobos in Africa.

If you know what a bonobo is, or can tell a bonobo apart from a chimpanzee, then you are one of a few very special people.

Not many people know that we have another close relative besides the chimpanzee. Like chimpanzees, bonobos share 98.7% of our DNA. Chimpanzees and bonobos look very similar. But if you look closely, you’ll see that bonobos are a little smaller, with pink lips, black faces, and a very attractive hairstyle with long black hair neatly parted in the middle. The first two toes of bonobos have a little bit of webbing. While chimpanzees have low, loud voices, bonobos are very high pitched. Also, bonobo mothers have breasts that look a lot like humans.

Learn more at our web site. The donations from are used to build and maintain a preserve for saving the last living bonobos on Earth. Thanks!

Friends of Bonobos is a 501(c)3 organization.