pongid

Definitions of pongid
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n any of the large anthropoid apes of the family Pongidae

Synonyms:
great ape
Types:
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Pongo pygmaeus, orang, orangutan, orangutang
large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits
Gorilla gorilla, gorilla
largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa
Pan troglodytes, chimp, chimpanzee
intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
Gorilla gorilla gorilla, western lowland gorilla
a kind of gorilla
Gorilla gorilla grauri, eastern lowland gorilla
a kind of gorilla
Gorilla gorilla beringei, mountain gorilla
gorilla of Kivu highlands
silverback
an adult male gorilla with grey hairs across the back
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:
anthropoid ape
any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae

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