Project Square: Apes XVI

Sclater’s lemur Maeva :o)!

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Project Square: Apes VI

Bonobo Clyde :o)!

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Bright-eyed and astonished

Evolution is so creative. That’s how we got giraffes :o) (Kurt Vonnegut)!

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Red-shanked douc Hi Vong

This small, charming fellow Hi Vong (his name stands for the Vietnamese word „hope“) – was born 5 March 2007 in Cologne Zoo. The red-shanked douc got this penetratingly wise stare. I’m convinced they are wise-futuristic-space-aliens – not really; well; maybe ;o)? The doucs consist of three species of the genus Pygathrix. They are Southeast Asian Old World monkeys and…

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Animal Personality: Bonobo Clyde

The wonderful bonobos: Sharing 98.5% of the same DNA as humans, it is not surprising that bonobos possess very human-like qualities. They embody a profound intelligence and a deep emotional capacity. In fact, in captivity, bonobos have picked up on many facets of human culture, sometimes simply through observation of the researchers around them. They have learned how to communicate…

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African souls: XXV

Sometimes you have to stop thinking so much and go where your heart takes you. Listen to your heart!

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African souls: XXIV

Never argue with an idiot, because that means lowering yourself to a level at which they’re most at home.

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African souls: VII

Why won’t a leopard change its spots? Because they know they look fabulous the way they are! Be magnificent as the leopard :o)!

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Survive

Fate is never fair. You are caught in a current much stronger than you are; struggle against it and you’ll drown not just yourself but those who try to save you. Swim with it and you’ll survive (Cassandra Clare)!

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Dreams between your teeth…

There are some dreams that get stuck between your teeth when you sleep, so that when you open your mouth to yawn awake they fly right out of you (Jodi Picoult)!

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