5 year old female Bonobo moving off after feeding on fruit
Image credit: Royal Zoological Society of Antwerp

Mitigating the Damage to Bonobos Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

2021 - 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Species protected
Bonobo Pan paniscus

Project objectives

This project seeks to prevent any damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Lomako Yokokala Faunal Reserve by reinforcing security and providing emergency support for ranger patrols. It will also take measures to prevent COVID-19 transmissions between humans and Bonobos.

This project is implemented by the Royal Zoological Society of Antwerp.




This project is part of the IUCN Save Our Species African Wildlife initiative, which is co-funded by the European Union.