chimpanzee vs bonobo

chimpanzee bonobo


  • 1) A great ape of the genus Pan, native to Africa, and believed by biologists to be the closest extant relative to humans.
  • 2) Either of two African apes of the genus Pan, having black hair, a bare face, somewhat arboreal habits, and a high degree of intelligence.
  • 3) The common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), of equatorial central and western Africa, having a stockier build than the bonobo (P. paniscus).
  • 4) (Zoöl.) An african ape (Pan troglodytes, formerly Anthropithecus troglodytes, or Troglodytes niger) which approaches more nearly to man, in most respects, than any other ape. It is the most intelligent of non-human animals, and when full grown, it is from three to four feet high. A variant called the pygmy chimpanzee, or bonobo, has been recently recognized as a separate species.
  • 5) intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
  • 6) A large West African ape, Troglodytes (or Anthropopithecus or Mimetes) niger, belonging to the anthropoid or man-like monkeys, of the family Simiidæ and suborder Anthropoidea, with dark blackish-brown hair, flesh-colored hands and feet, arms reaching to the knee, and very large ears, and like the orang in having the hair on its forearm turned backward, but differing from it in having an additional dorsal vertebra and a thirteenth pair of ribs.


  • 1) the pygmy chimpanzee, Pan paniscus, from Africa south of the Congo
  • 2) 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).
  • 3) an anthropoid ape (Pan paniscus), resembling but smaller than the common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes); -- called also pygmy chimpanzee. It is found in the forests of Zaire.


  • 1) Or the zoologist who attempted to cross humans with chimpanzees - brutally but unsuccessfully.
  • 2) Years ago, locals would hunt gorillas and chimpanzees to feed their family.
  • 3) As shown by numerous experiments, chimpanzees and gorillas can be taught to use signs.
  • 4) Humans and chimpanzees are now known to differ in about 1 percent of these bases.
  • 5) Expect heart strings to be well and truly tugged by this documentary about a young, male chimpanzee.
  • 6) Would our presumption of a hard and fast line between humans and chimpanzees be quite so emphatic, particularly if there was breeding along the spectrum?
  • 7) This platform of existence, many millions of years old, continues today with the gorillas and chimpanzees.
  • 8) All we people which hold in expansion consider the chimpanzee is your uncle.
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  • 14) An Austrian provincial judge refused today to declare that Matthew Hiast Pan, a 26-year-old chimpanzee, is a person.
  • 15) And this was fine, until researchers discovered that the perfect chimpanzee is not perfect.
  • 16) ‘The argument is at its most powerful when it comes to the great apes chimpanzees, gorillas and orang-utans.’
  • 17) ‘The apes are a category of primates represented in Africa by gorilla, chimpanzees and bonobo.’
  • 18) ‘The net effect is that hunting bonobos, chimpanzees, and gorillas has now become big business.’
  • 19) ‘Could some birds really be as intelligent as primates such as chimpanzees or bonobos?’
  • 20) ‘His favorite species for this work are chimpanzees, bonobos, and capuchin monkeys.’
  • 21) ‘Wild chimpanzees and bonobos can be skilled at selecting tools for particular jobs.’
  • 22) ‘The situation is most dire for primates such as bonobos, chimpanzees and gorillas.’
  • 23) ‘The apes are most likely a group of giant chimpanzees that display gorilla-like behavior.’
  • 24) ‘The Mercury flights lifted two rhesus monkeys, two chimpanzees, and six men into space.’
  • 25) ‘Orangutans and bonobos will be the first to go, then gorillas, and finally chimpanzees.’
  • 26) ‘Humans and gorillas are sister taxa and are more closely related to one another than either is to chimpanzees or baboons.’
  • 27) ‘No African fossil has ever been found that is related to chimpanzees or gorillas.’
  • 28) ‘Gorillas practice infanticide and chimpanzees hunt and torture baboons.’
  • 29) ‘Her friendly demeanor is appreciated by all, especially by the monkeys, chimpanzees and even the gorilla.’
  • 30) ‘A 1996 case was even traced to hunters who skinned and chopped a chimpanzee found dead in the forest.’
  • 31) ‘Protected species such as elephants, gorillas and chimpanzees are prized, but illegal, pieces of meat.’
  • 32) ‘We'll start with lower ones, and then work up to our closest relatives, the chimpanzee and bonobo.’
  • 33) ‘The apes nest on the ground like gorillas but have a diet and features characteristic of chimpanzees.’
  • 34) ‘What is the most human-like behaviour you saw in chimpanzees?’
  • 35) ‘Critics argue that, as a result, young chimps never learn how to be chimpanzees.’


  • 1) Because females are dominant in bonobo society and everyone engages in plenty of very casual sex, bonobos are much admired by feminists, hippies and pacifists as “the peaceful apes”.
  • 2) Instead of a few days out of her cycle, the female bonobo is almost continuously sexually attractive and active. at bonobos
  • 3) In 2000 the Max-Planck-Institut (MPI, Jena, Germany) with the ICCN Mundja Post, established a long-term bonobo study site outside the western boundary of the south block at Ipope.
  • 4) Often referred to as the “hippie” apes (partially because bonobos have a lot of casual sex … a perfectly acceptable “Hey, how’s it going?” in bonobo-speak), bonobos don’t quite live up to the moniker, it appears.
  • 5) He became particularly attached to Chim (later identified as a bonobo), admiring the animal's obvious intelligence and generous nature.
  • 6) There are other echo warriors who put their lives in jeopardy in West Africa protecting the forgotten ape called the bonobo, and closer to home we in North America battle constantly to ensure the preservation of our iconic mustangs.
  • 7) The bonobo is a close relative of both the chimpanzee and us.
  • 8) The bonobo is a pygmy chimpanzee said to be the most human-like of all apes.
  • 9) In human terms, the bonobo is a promiscuous, bisexual swinger.
  • 10) ‘His favorite species for this work are chimpanzees, bonobos, and capuchin monkeys.’
  • 11) ‘Experts now bracket humans in the ‘hominidae’ family of great apes, along with orang-utans, chimpanzees, bonobos and gorillas.’
  • 12) ‘The situation is most dire for primates such as bonobos, chimpanzees and gorillas.’
  • 13) ‘But the programme makers could as easily have used another chimp species as a model - the bonobo or pygmy chimpanzee.’
  • 14) ‘The net effect is that hunting bonobos, chimpanzees, and gorillas has now become big business.’
  • 15) ‘It is also interesting to compare the behavior of humans with that of our two closest relatives: chimpanzees and bonobos.’

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