Pygmy Chimpanzee / Bonobo
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Common Name Pygmy Chimpanzee
Scientific Name Pan paniscus
Range Zaire, South of Congo River
Status Endangered
Comments Also known as a Bonobo. It is though that along with the Common Chimpanzee the Pygmy Chimpanzee, or Bonobo, is the closest relative to Humans. Does he look like anyone you know?

Equipment Used
( Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 12-24mm f/4, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorrhini
Family: Hominidae
Genus: Pan
Species: Pan paniscus

last update 5/26/08
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