pygmy chimpanzee


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pygmy chimpanzee

n.
See bonobo.

pygmy chimpanzee

n
(Animals) another name for bonobo

pyg′my chimpanzee′


n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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I am," says the bonobo and she's the female of this ape species, otherwise known as the pygmy chimpanzee.
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.
The way in which Diamond names the species in question does, however, express a degree of hesitation: homo troglodytes for the common chimpanzee, and homo paniscus for the pygmy chimpanzee.
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.
But spending an afternoon in the company of Panbanisha, a 14-year-old bonobo, or pygmy chimpanzee, and her one-year-old baby, Nyota, convinced me otherwise.
This chapter discusses the bonobo (once called the pygmy chimpanzee, but now recognized as a separate species).
The numbers for the common and pygmy chimpanzee were not significantly different, as expected, because they share a common ancestor.