Bonobos, also called Pygmy Chimpanzees, are smaller than Common Chimpanzees. They have a slim upper body, narrow shoulders and long legs. These primates are found only in the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and are endangered due to loss of habitat and hunting.
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Bonobo Conservation Initiative
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains how these primates are the closest human relative, why they are different from other apes, what their social life is like, and where they live. Includes a map to sites and reserves.
Bonobos: The Left-Bank Chimpanzees
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Conservation, zoo, and species information.
Pygmy Chimpanzee (Bonobo)
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Detailed fact sheet, including vocal and gestural communication, behavior and morphology, with references. Includes images.
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