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NPR: Origins of Kindness at Lola ya Bonobo

The bonobos at Lola ya Bonobo sanctuary caught the attention of National Public Radio this spring, inspiring not one but two NPR features exploring the unique nature of the species! The first one focused on their scientific importance, and how bonobos help explain the evolution of kindness in humans.


Read the NPR Goats and Soda blog post

Listen to the story on NPR's ALL Things Considered


NPR's Jon Hamilton interviewed several Lola staff members to learn about the behavioral features of the bonobos they take care of, including caretaker Bernard Nsangu, surrogate mother Yvonne Vela, bonobo wellness manager Suzy