Bondo ape. ShukerNature: THE BILI (BONDO) APES

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In many ways, the Bili apes behave more like gorillas than chimpanzees. After investigation, it was clear what the calls were related to — he came dead-across a large male chimpanzee feasting gorily on a dead leopard. Our focus area is wild animals from all over world. In conservation terms this is a disaster. They are afraid of them and should be. This also includes animals being harmed at the hands of artificial objects.

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The bili or bondo ape. They can grow up to the size of a gorilla and are known to kill lions. : natureismetal

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For, unlike most apes, these are predators - capable of hunting not only forest antelope but, incredibly, lion and leopard too. During that time, Hicks logged an unprecedented 20 hours observation. Probably not; all the indications are that this is a new sub- species of chimpanzee - an exciting find, but not the same as finding the Loch Ness Monster. From the early years, they have a gray coat, regardless of gender. Then a few months ago I heard about a chimp which was shot near Bondo and which supposedly had been very large.

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Bondo ape : Cryptozoology

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When , a Swiss photographer and anti- campaigner, first visited the region in 1996, he was looking for gorillas, but instead discovered a skull that had dimensions like that of a chimpanzee, but with a prominent crest like that of a gorilla. It may contain a limited amount of new info - I haven't decided yet, but I will keep everyone informed as to its progress and nature. He handed the skulls to the Royal Museum of Belgium. There is a world somewhere between reality and fiction. I did a first survey of the forests around Bondo in 1996 returning with a skull which had a pronounced sagittal crest as male gorillas do. Lee Simmons Director, Henry Doorly Zoo Omaha, Nebraska Dear Dr. I sent one of my trackers to Bondo to find the hunter and he came back with the photograph in question.

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Gorilla Size dreamforce.twibbon.com Bondo Bili Ape

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It is incredibly poignant that they have been observed making eye contact with us, face to face, seemingly without fear for themselves or their territory. Colin Groves, whose examination of these skulls in 1970 led him to announce that they were indistinguishable from western lowland gorillas. For example, unlike their cousins in other parts of Africa the chimps regularly bed down for the night in nests on the ground. Reposting will be adjudicated on a 3 strikes policy. Although they did not find a live Bili ape, they did find several well-worn ground nests, characteristic of gorillas rather than chimpanzees, in swampy river beds. No intentional human orchestrated interaction.

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Bili apes

Bondo ape

He recounted what locals had told him about the animals. This, if true, is surprising enough, but not as odd as the idea that it may even have killed its feline prey, a behaviour never before reported in apes, but corresponds to rumour that has persisted locally for some time. They must have developed resistance due to ruthless hunting in previous generations. However, they frequently nest in the trees as well. Poachers are staying away from the Bili Apes.

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Bondo ape : Cryptozoology

Bondo ape

But they have found a lot of ground nests. The locals have two categories for the Ape that live in their nearby forest. In 2000, Ammann returned to the area described by the bushmeat hunter with a group of ape researchers. It is reasonably successful and so far has cost several hundred thousands of dollars. It's a shame however, but came as no real surprise, that the image link suplied was of a dead Bili, killed by perhaps their only real predator. Their skulls have a gorilla-like sagittal crest, but also many chimp-like features.

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From myth to reality

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This simply can not be the basis for future cooperation and we shall inform the local, regional and central authority by copy of this letter that from now on Dr. Unlike their smaller cousin, the common chimpanzee who spend most of their time in the trees the Bili chimpanzee spends most of his time on the ground like a gorilla but walks bipedal and stand over six feet tall. Please and give them your attention. They have a very flat face, a wide muzzle and their brow-ridge runs straight across and overhangs. The Material herein is for non-profit educational or criticism puposes only.

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