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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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Pan paniscus: pygmy chimpanzee from south of the Congo River.
Rivers influence the population genetic structure of bonobos (Pan paniscus).
Some observations on the ecology of the bonobo chimpanzee (Pan paniscus Schwarz 1929) near Lake Tumba, Zaire.
Distribution of Pygmy chimpanzees (Pan paniscus) in the Central Zaire Basin.
Feeding ecology of the pygmy chimpanzees (Pan paniscus) of Wamba.
A survey of the geographical range, habitats and conservation of the Pygmy chimpanzee (Pan paniscus): Ecological perspective.
A quantitative comparison of terrestrial herbaceous food consumption by Pan paniscus in the Lomako forest, Zaire and Pan troglodytes in the Kibale forest, Uganda.
Patterns of genetic diversity in the bonobo (Pan paniscus).