chimpanzee

Definitions of chimpanzee
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n intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests

Synonyms:
Pan troglodytes, chimp
Types:
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Pan troglodytes verus, western chimpanzee
masked or pale-faced chimpanzees of western Africa; distantly related to the eastern and central chimpanzees; possibly a distinct species
Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii, eastern chimpanzee
long-haired chimpanzees of east-central Africa; closely related to the central chimpanzees
Pan troglodytes troglodytes, central chimpanzee
black-faced chimpanzees of central Africa; closely related to eastern chimpanzees
Pan paniscus, bonobo, pygmy chimpanzee
small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species
Type of:
great ape, pongid
any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae

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