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Bonobos have lost 72 percent of their habitat

27 / 11 / 2013, Mongabaycom News

Only 28 percent of bonobo habitat remains suitable for the African great ape, according to the most comprehensive study of species' range yet appearing in Biodiversity Conservation. The paper, involving over 30 scientists, analyzes the world's bonobo population using nest counts, remote sensing imagery, and computer modeling. The researchers found that bonobo presence was mostly correlated with human absence.

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