Bonobo genome completed: The final great ape to be sequenced. For some particular parts of the genome, humans are closer to bonobos than to chimpanzees, while in other regions the human genome is closer to chimpanzees.
thoughtlessarse: “ Young bonobos offer comforting hugs and sex. Young bonobos console their fellow apes with hugs and sex, say scientists. Although bonobos are known as the “empathic” apes, researchers previously thought that comforting behaviour was.