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WATCH: Kanzi the Great Ape Builds Fire, Toasts Marshmallows

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It’s no secret primates and humans have a lot in common but a new video shows in addition to 98% of genetics, they also share with us the same guilty pleasures, or at least one of them does.

In an episode of Monkey Planet, a documentary style show on BBC about the lives of primates, a bonobo was pictured toasting marshmallows. First Kanzi, the bonobo, tears bigger pieces of wood into smaller ones, piles them up and uses a box of matches to ignite a flame and starts himself a fire. Then he carefully places marshmallows onto a twig, roasts them over the fire and eats them.

Bonobos, also known as dwarf chimpanzees, have shown to be extremely intelligent animals. Kanzi is proof of that intellect. The great ape has learned to communicate with humans via touch pads and shows deep feelings for his human handlers.

Now if only he could learn how to protect himself from poachers, Kanzi could teach the few left of his kind to fight for their lives and take Bonobos off the endangered species list.

Via The Huffington Post 

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