Zamba, the bonobo who managed to escape from his enclosure in Planckendael

Friday morning at the Planckendael zoo, a bonobo left his island to take refuge in a tree. The public was evacuated, the time to put the monkey to sleep with the help of a… sedative banana.


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VSThey are animals that seem wise and kind, but contrary to popular belief, they are not harmless. They are not particularly dangerous either, but they are still wild animals, just like a tiger or a lion. And since they are very intelligent and agile, you have to approach them with caution in all circumstances. And this, even if, over time, a certain trust has been established between the bonobos and the trainers. »




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