Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Baby Bonobo Born At Columbus Zoo

bonoboA rare baby bonobo was born Monday at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Zoo volunteers and staff were monitoring Susie, the mother bonobo, since Feb. 17, awaiting the baby's arrival, a zoo news release said.

This is the 11th bonobo born at the Columbus Zoo since the Zoo received its first bonobos in 1990 in conjunction with the Species Survival Plan for the endangered ape.

Full story here.

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