bonobo

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bonobo

(bə-nō′bō, bŏn′ə-bō′)
n. pl. bono·bos
A species of chimpanzee (Pan paniscus) found only in the Congo River basin of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, having black hair and a more slender build than the common chimpanzee (P. troglodytes). Also called pygmy chimpanzee.
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