Kanzi The Bonobo Learned How To Starts Fires, Cooks His Own Food

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Kanzi the bonobo lives in America and has learnt how to build a fire, light it using matches and toast marshmallows on it. It shows just how like us some primates really are.

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Kanzi is a male bonobo who has been featured in several studies on great ape language.After carefully threading marshmallows onto a stick, the bonobo-cum-Boy-Scout extends them toward the fire for a quick roast, then eats the finished products.

According to Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, a primatologist who has studied the bonobo throughout his life, Kanzi has exhibited advanced linguistic aptitude.

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Bonobos, one of humankind’s closest relatives, are classified as an endangered species, due largely to commercial poaching.

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