The story behind Christian Ziegler’s portrait of a rare wild bonobo

A wild four-year-old bonobo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), photographed on a National Geographic commission. Shot on a Canon EOS-1D Mark IV with a Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens. © Christian Ziegler

Written by Emma-Lily Pendleton

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The Story Behind Christian Ziegler’s Portrait Of A Rare Wild Bonobo


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