Monthly Archives: September 2009

Eye candy – Kata& Sandoa

No need for a description – just look at that face!

news from Zannah – Kimia

  Today Dilolo found a plastic bottle. Dilolo being Dilolo put the bottle on his head and walked about looked a cross between an alien and hanibal lector! Salonga and baby Kimia are doing realy well! Salongo is such a calm and quiet mother. it’s really exciting b/c Salonga has had about 4 babies and […]

A retired physicist

Just wanted to give a million bonobo hugs to Jim Holtz, who has just funded the building of the enclosure for the juveniles – this includes rascally boyoma, the little punk dilolo, and mwanda and all the little babies who are now growing up. As you all know, after the infants arrive they spend several […]

news from Zannah – elikia

  semendwa&elikia Elikia is such a big girl now, and spending much more time away from Semendwa. She’s great pals with Keza in particular, they spend lots of time rolling about and playing. Keza may be a terror with humans but he’s pretty sweet with the young bonobos. Keza and Ilebo were playing a kissing […]

news from Zannah – dilolo2

Naughty Dilolo was causing trouble during the vegetable feed today, he kept hanging about Likasi and throwing vegetables at her. He’d pick up a bundle of vegetables, wave thrm around like a lasoo and then chuck them at her. Needless to say Likasi wasn’t impressed!

news from Zannah – Sankuru and the new babies

Sankuru The two new babies that arrived a few days ago are doing very well. They are 2 little males named Lomako and Sodoro. Michelline and Henriette are being their mothers. But it means busy times for Esperence, who has to look after the rest of the nursery until Lomako and Kodoro have finished quarantine. […]

news from Zannah – dilolo

  A real play party took place today in the swamp. Manono, chief fun-maker was dashing about at top speed in hysterics as he played with the Kisantu and pthers. In fact, Dilolo felt a bit put out. Kisantu and Manono were so engrossed in rolling about wrestling, that when Dilolo patted them and tried […]

news from Zannah – Vanga and Manono

  Vanga is learning how to live in the big wide world of Group 1. Once king of the nursery, he’s now very much on the bottom rung of group 1. Even Kasongo can cut it a bit more than Vanga. He does have tantrums quite a lot, but seems to get comfort from Bandundu. […]

news from Zannah – poor keza…

Tchilomba really has issues with Keza. Whatvere he tries to do, she tries to stop it. Keza wanted to walk past her to get through the gate at the enclosure to feed on the vegetables. But she started screaming at him and blocked his path. Each time he tried to pass, she screamed, threw her […]

news from Zannah – manono

Manono is finding enjoying the new found freedom of reign ( even if only by default!) now Tatango is now longer with us. And the girls in group 1 really are battling it out for access toManono. Kisantu rushed up for some action with Manono, but Nioki saw and rushed up to to present to […]