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Sumatran orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus abelii) photo by Michelle Merrill

African Apes: Bonobos, Chimpanzees and Gorillas

Bonobo (or pygmy chimpanzee, Pan paniscus) photo by Frances J. White
  • Bonobo Sex and Society by Frans B.M. de Waal, Scientific American, March 1995
  • The Bonobo Initiative -- somebody finally realized that we need to support peace and stability in Congo if we hope to save the bonobos.
  • Language Research Center where work has been done using artifical language instruction and computers with bonobos, chimpanzees and orangutans. I worked here a few weeks during summer 1995.
  • Pan Africa News The Newsletter of The Japan Committee for the Conservation and Care of Chimpanzees and The Mahale Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Chimpanzee Cultures based on a paper in Nature by A. Whiten et al. about cultural variation in the chimpanzee.



Other Non-Human Primates


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Zoology and Evolutionary Biology


Congo (Zaire)



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