Friday, July 27, 2007


New article out today in The New Yorker on bonobos:

Who could have imagined a close relative of ours in which female alliances intimidate males, sexual behavior is as rich as ours, different groups do not fight but mingle, mothers take on a central role, and the greatest intellectual achievement is not tool use but sensitivity to others?”
Thnx to tintinian for the foto

1 comment:

Anne Johnson said...

They live in the land of Chonganda, where the few remaining members of His praise and worship team try to protect them from poachers.