Thursday, November 26, 2009

Bonobos don't leave their toys behind!

Lucy clearly wanted to get up onto the rood with the orange ball. She didn't need another hand or foot to do it either!

Bonobo Lucy grooming her mom Lorell

Lucy, (whose birthday is December 1st) and will be six years old actually has her lips on her mom's nose. Mom (Lorell) looks relaxed to me, but I am not trying to interpret! Mom is lying down.

Bonobos Grooming at least three

Four girls of various ages are on their platform grooming. Of course all the hands and feet are intriguing. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Nov 2009

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Bonobo Lucy with red cup

Lucy will be six December 2, 2009. She is playing the the red cup which was put into her enclosure for enrichment.
I like the way she is positioned.
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Friday, November 13, 2009

Bonobo Lily looking at new bonobo baby

Lily (on the left) is finally allowed to sit near Kuni and her new three day old baby girl. Lily is old enough to have her own baby and will soon move to another zoo where she will make a new family of her own.
This picture was used to introduce the new baby to the world by the Jacksonville Florida Zoo and Gardens.

Bonobo baby 3 days old Jacksonville Fl Zoo & Gardens

Kuni and her new three day old baby girl sleeping in their enclosure at the Jacksonville Florida Zoo and Gardens. This picture was used in the news to introduce this important bonobo baby to the world.

New Baby Photos by Marian Brickner


Thursday, November 12, 2009

parrots chatting

"This is really a secret just for you!"
I am looking for a better caption for this picture. If you have the best one you will receive a FREE picture, signed by Marian Brickner.