Post by Cullyn Of Cerrmor on Oct 23, 2014 10:49:13 GMT 9.5
I wanna be like you! Photographer’s heart warming images of baby primates that show astonishing similarities between apes and humans
Sonja Probst, 46, from Bavaria took a 3,600 mile whirlwind tour of zoos in Germany and Tenerife to capture her images
She said she loves to show similarities between apes and humans by capturing the way mothers and babies interact Apes are under threat in the wild, with their forest homes facing destruction thanks to the logging of trees for wood
By ANNABEL GROSSMAN FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 23:02 AEST, 22 October 2014 | UPDATED: 23:08 AEST, 22 October 2014
A baby chimpanzee stretches as if in a yoga-pose in this heart-melting image of the young primate.
From a rare and adorable bald bonobo nursing on his mum to a furry baby just happy to play in a pile of straw, these pint-sized apes will one day be powerful creatures.
But for the moment they are little bundles of joy.
Other pictures include an orang-utan baby just happy to be alive and cute bonobos clinging to their mothers.
Newborn-obsessed photographer and animal handler Sonja Probst, 46, from Bavaria took a 3,600 mile whirlwind tour of zoos in Germany and Tenerife to capture her extraordinary images.
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