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Sex-addicted apes facing extinction

March 23, 2012

Enough anti-American rants. Time for a more typical post, combining sex with the ‘awwh’ factor for cute animals:

Bonobo apes live in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and often have sex every few minutes. 
But because they have quite low fertility, are hunted for their meat and their babies are stolen as pets, their numbers are now perilously low.
The bonobos – the closest species to humans – are now classified as “endangered.”

I don’t have any video of them ‘in action’ but I have seen them on wildlife documentaries. If there are any at your local zoo do take your children along and wait for their reaction. Or, better still, take someone else’s children along (a school trip would be fun) and wait for the complaints from their parents.

Read the full story: here

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