In addition to civil unrest, bonobos face a number of threats including wildlife trafficking, and habitat loss. According to the Wildlife Conservation Society, as a result of these various factors, only about 25% of the bonobos’ original habitat remains viable. PASA member wildlife center Lola Ya Bonobo is the only sanctuary for bonobos in the world. Additionally, Lola Ya Bonobo is the first facility to reintroduce bonobos to their natural habitat.
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