eastern chimpanzee

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Noun1.eastern chimpanzee - long-haired chimpanzees of east-central Africa; closely related to the central chimpanzees
chimp, chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes - intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
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It focuses conservation efforts on 16 core areas, identified as "chimpanzee conservation units," where more than 95% of known eastern chimpanzee populations reside (numbering about 50,000).
The institute takes a holistic and multi-pillared approach to the preservation of critically endangered eastern lowland (Grauer's) gorillas and the eastern chimpanzees and the habitats on which they depend.
To determine if the observed high prevalence of plasmodia was a site- or chimpanzee subspecies-specific phenomenon, we tested 30 randomly selected fecal samples of individually known apparently healthy wild Eastern chimpanzees from the Budongo Forest in Uganda.

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