It's humans that have the hang ups. Sex in bonobo society is a mechanism to reduce tension. Sort of like a handshake!.
These apes supposedly have inordinate amounts of sex and never fight. Can this appealing story really be true?.
However, conflicts still arise in bonobo groups. Zanna Clay and Frans de Waal of Emory University are studying how bonobos use sex after.
The bonobo also historically called the pygmy chimpanzee and less often, the dwarf or gracile . They also do not seem to discriminate in their sexual behavior by sex or age, with the possible exception of abstaining from sexual activity.
Bonobo Sex and Society. The behavior of a close relative challenges assumptions about male supremacy in human evolution. By Frans B. M.