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Sunday, 29 April 2018, 11 am
Sally Coxe: "Peace, Love and Bonobos: How a Great Ape Can Lead Us to a Better World"
Bonobos are endangered great apes, sharing almost 99% of our DNA. Our other closest primate relative, the chimpanzee, is known for its male-dominated, competitive and sometimes brutally violent society. The bonobos, by contrast, exhibit a peaceful, matriarchal, and cooperative culture. At this time in our cultural evolution as a species, we humans would do well to learn from and emulate the bonobo side of ourselves. An Asheville native, Sally Jewell Coxe is founder and president of the Bonobo Conservation Initiative.