Do bonobos share 90 percent of their DNA with humans?

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Yes. I think the number is actually closer to 98% shared. Most of the differences between a bonobo and a human being are not so much that we have different genes (a lot of the 2% difference between bonobos and human genes is trivial) but rather we use the same set of genes differently. A rather crude analogy is that humans and bonobos are like two houses both built using all same the construction materials and techniques, but according to slightly different blueprints.
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