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  • Writer's pictureFriends of Bonobos

Welcome, baby!

Please join us in welcoming a new baby to the Lola ya Bonobo family! Here's Kinzia with her infant, who was born on April 9, 2021. This is 10-year-old Kinzia's first baby.

At first, the novice mother needed some help. The caregivers noticed she was carrying the baby in a position that made it hard for him to nurse, so the veterinary team intervened.

Mama Yvonne Vela, Lola's most experienced surrogate mother, made sure the infant got the care it needed at the very beginning, and provided reassurance to Kinzia.

Now, we are happy to say, all is going well for mother and child!


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