Category Archives: Katako

Showing the love… bonobo style!

June 29, 2011

If you’re in doubt as to whether the bonobo orphans consider their substitute mothers to be their real mothers… take a look at these pictures! Look how Sake and Katako like to groom Mama Espérance! Grooming for bonobos is one of the main social behaviours, a sure sign of love! Of course it’s easier without […]

READ MORE...

The joke’s on Katako!

June 22, 2011

One of the long running jokes among the Mamas at Lola ya Bonobo is at poor Katako’s expense… Katako may be a favoured little bonobo by many of the visitors to Lola and from our friends of bonobos far and wide… but all the Mamas say she is ugly with her over wrinkled little face […]

READ MORE...

The joke's on Katako!

One of the long running jokes among the Mamas at Lola ya Bonobo is at poor Katako’s expense… Katako may be a favoured little bonobo by many of the visitors to Lola and from our friends of bonobos far and wide… but all the Mamas say she is ugly with her over wrinkled little face […]

READ MORE...

Masisi

April 20, 2011

Masisi is the current terror of the nursery, she pulls all sorts of stunts ! Luckily, Katako, the biggest of the nursery group is there to chase her away when she really crosses the line! Masisi’s passion… Katako! They put on a truly amourous show for all the visitors at Lola. They love each other in […]

READ MORE...

Kata is fine!!!

February 4, 2011

Now I know some of you have been worried about Katako, but fear not she is well and back to her old self! Stealing food from the others and disobeying the mamans! Good old Kata!!! Here’s a little picture of her trying to drink out of a worn and torn bottle… not very easy!!!

READ MORE...

Kata under the weather…

February 1, 2011

  Our ‘little’ Katako, the « biggest of the little ones » has been a bit under the weather recently. She has been opting to stay nice and warm in a straw-filled hammock and to receive sweet TLC from Maman Esperance and the vet staff. Get well soon Katako.    

READ MORE...

News of the babies.

January 19, 2011

Finally the virus epidemic that ran through the sanctuary in December is over… life at Lola is back to usual! Mischievous Katako has also got back into her old habits: during the milk distribution she steals the bottles from the smallest bonobos, delivering free slaps and kicks! She no longer carries Sandoa around as much […]

READ MORE...

Ideas for Christmas…

December 16, 2010

Why not support the ABC by adopting one of our orphans, each adoptive parent receives a certificate and a photo as well as news updates on the bonobos!!! (http://lolayabonobo.org/support.htm ) Katako is among the bonobos up for adoption…   Or you could buy a pair of ‘Congos’, ‘Nanners’ or a green T-Shirt from BONOBO (http://www.bonobos.com/savethebonobo/ […]

READ MORE...

The flu again…

December 2, 2010

In the Nursery: So the flu came and went, Phew!!! All the little ones are doing well, playing just as before. Katako is back into the swing of things, stealing the milk bottles from the little ones! Our Little Shibo was the worst-off and caused a great deal of worry, luckily he pulled through and […]

READ MORE...