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).
Foci of endemic simian immunodeficiency virus infection in wild-living eastern chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii).
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.

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