pygmy chimpanzee


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pygmy chimpanzee

n.
See bonobo.

pygmy chimpanzee

n
(Animals) another name for bonobo

pyg′my chimpanzee′


n.
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Noun1.pygmy chimpanzee - small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zairepygmy chimpanzee - small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species
genus Pan, Pan - chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids
chimp, chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes - intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
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The researchers compared Denisova mitochondrial DNA with complete mitochondrial sequences from 54 people who are living today as well as a human who lived in Siberia about 30,000 years ago, six Neandertals that lived more than 40,000 years ago, a modern pygmy chimpanzee and a modern common chimp.
The bonobo, or pygmy chimpanzee, is found only in the heart of Africa's Congo basin.
agency said developments in infrastructure posed a threat to the survival of the main great ape species such as gorilla, chimpanzee, pygmy chimpanzee, and orangutan.
Spontaneous symbol acquisition and communicative use by a pygmy chimpanzee (Pan paniscus).
The bonobo is a rare and endangered ape, sometimes called "the Pygmy Chimpanzee.
The life of the pygmy chimpanzee is a permanent gay orgy.
But Morbeck and Zihlman find that the cranial capacity, tooth size and body proportions of 10 Gombe skeletons lie within the range of 60 common chimpanzee skeletons from other locations and are distinct from measurements of 25 pygmy chimpanzee skeletons.