- The Loom
Bonobo Outbreak Update
It looks like the outbreak among the bonobos I blogged about last week is over. From an update from Vanessa Woods:
…the flu is over. Semendwa’s baby died, making it 7 bonobos that we’ve lost in the last month, 4 definitely from the flu, maybe 5.
I want to take the time to thank everyone who donated. we raised over $8,000 which will all go to bonobo food and medicine. We still have a $25,000 shortfall for bonobo food which we will try to make by the end of the year. I’ll make sure Sheryl thanks everyone individually, but they might come up on later posts. We haven’t forgotten you.
Everyone here is absolutely exhausted. but the staff have just