The Bonobo Look

© Kathy Salerni

The Bonobo Look

Uploaded: September 03, 2014 | Entered: November 03, 2014 18:56:39

Description

Along with the common chimpanzee, the bonobo is the closest extant relative to humans. The species is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List and is threatened by habitat destruction and human population growth and movement, though commercial poaching is the most prominent threat. They typically live 40 years in captivity, though their lifespan in the wild is unknown.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 250.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Comments

Colette M. Metcalf September 03, 2014

I just love this:0) #1585479

Jeffrey R. Bange September 03, 2014

Beautiful capture as always Kathy, I didn't realize they were that endangered. #11125477

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 03, 2014

Awesome tones, textures, focus & clarity,Kathy. Fascinating info- another new word today too.
#11125497

Bill Whala level-classic September 04, 2014

Fantastic capture, Kathy!! The pose and eye contact make this image special. Thank you for including information and conservation status on this beautiful creature. #11126010

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