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Medicine from the jungle – rainforest pharmacy | DW Video Documentary

Bonobo apes are experts in using rainforest plants as medicine. But they’re now endangered because of poaching and deforestation.

Will the secrets of the rainforest die with them? Find out in: RAIN FOREST PHARMACY – MEDICINE FROM THE JUNGLE. Dr Barbara Fruth is in the Democratic Republic of Congo to study the apes and learn more about the rainforest pharmacy. Her team of international researchers is in a race against time – can they finish their work before the apes’ medical knowledge is lost forever? WATCH VIDEO DOCUMENTARY NEXT

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