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Wed November 7, 2012

Bonobo Dies at Great Ape Trust

Panbanisha at the Great Ape Trust in Des Moines.
Panbanisha at the Great Ape Trust in Des Moines.
Credit Great Ape Trust

vA bonobo considered one of the best at communicating with humans has died at an ape sanctuary in Des Moines.  As Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters reports, the death comes at a time when the Great Ape Sanctuary is struggling to sustain funding.