The health check of Balangala, an orphan bonobo, after his arrival to Lola ya Bonobo rehabilitation center. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Oral sedation You see the control there, the red line. It means that the test was working. He does not carry Hepatitis B, or C, or HIV. So we just finished the tests at the beginning
of the quarantine period of Balangala. Every new orphans who arrive at the sanctuary has to go through a quarantine with a surrogate mother. We take blood sample to be able
to test for different viruses, among others, Hepatitis viruses and HIV. We also tested for TB. They were all negative. Now we are counting the blood cells,
which allows us to see if he has any infection, bacterial, viral, or other. And I can tell there is nothing special to declare
in the case of Balangala, who is apparently in good health. So we have nothing left to do but to wait until he develops a strong
connection with his surrogate mom, before he joins his fellows at the nursery.