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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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Differences between individuals in a single chimp subspecies often exceeded those between common chimps and pygmy chimps.
The scientists also tested rive members of the pygmy chimp species.
Among pygmy chimps
, one documented case of menopause exists.
Branch dragging, such as this early morning "wakeup call," is common among pygmy chimps
at Wamba, says Ellen J.