Smart Monkey Starts A Fire By Himself, Then Casually Proceeds To Roast Some Marshmallows

One of the reason humans are the rulers of this planet is our unique ability to command fire. However, it turns out we’re not the only ones.

And while early humans used their power to intimidate enemies, build weapons as well as cook food, Bonobo just wants to roast marshmallows and chill. Watching this amazing primate gather twigs and build a fire made me realize just how much we’re alike and even though I wouldn’t trust some humans with a box of matches, Bonobo can come on a camping trip with me anytime. He could use a lesson or two on how not to burn those marshmallows though.

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