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    Bonobos – is a pygmy chimpanzee from the family of hominids. His size is not less than the common chimpanzee size, but bonobos density of the body is less than chimpanzee density of the body. Bonobo’s leather – is black, not pink, as the leather of common chimpanzees, his legs are longer and his shoulders are narrower than the common chimpanzee’ shoulders. The observation of bonobos behavior was conducted by zoo visiting. It is the best way to understand the main behavioral traits, habits of animals

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    Looking into Bonobos

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    INTRODUCTION With bonobos having a very similar look to chimpanzees, with both species equally sharing almost 99% of their DNA with human beings, they possess many human-like qualities. Bonobos also possess different physical qualities than chimpanzees, generally being darker and leaner. The bonobo society is usually led by females having a peaceful tendency, making them different than most of their relative species. Their etymology tells us that their scientific name is Pan paniscus, of the Pan

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    Importance Of Bonobo

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    movement, and socialization. The pygmy chimpanzee, also known as the bonobo, is this particular primate. The bonobo is known for their ability to resolve problems with in their life through sexual intercourse. I chose this topic because I find this fascinating, seeing as how I have already written a research paper on human development and sexual interaction between different human cultures. This paper investigates bonobos as incredible creatures in comparison to human beings in every aspect socially

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    Chimpanzees and Bonobos

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    in Africa. It is no coincidence that Africa is also the home to Chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes, and Bonobos, Pan paniscus. These are humans’ two closest living relatives, both sharing almost 99% of the human genome through common descent. While humans were said to have separated from Chimpanzees around 5-7 million years ago , Bonobos separated from its Chimp cousins around 2 million years ago . Bonobos inhabit a single part of Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo South of the Congo River, unlike the

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    Pan paniscus bonobo

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    Pan paniscus bonobo Pan. Paniscus (bonobo/pygmy), chimpanzees, are similar to Pan. Troglodytes (common chimpanzees), in many ways. Because of this, I am only detailing some of the differences. Currently the bonobo population numbers less than 20,000 individuals, the bonobo is listed as an endangered species by the United States fish and wildlife Service. “The bonobo is threatened by forest destruction for forest products and agriculture, they are hunted for food and sale for pet trade” (AZA, 1998

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    the Life of a Bonobo Chimp Before I show you the first page in my daily journal I must first give you some insight about my kind, the pygmy chimps, or bonobos, as I prefer to be called. I prefer to be called a bonobo rather than a pygmy chimp, because my kind are not chimpanzees, we are practically humans, 99.6% genetically the same to be exact. So please do not refer to me as a pygmy chimp. Were as far from chimps, as chimps are from gorillas. Here is the lowdown on my fellow bonobos and I. Males

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    Mating Habits of Bonobos and Honey Bees

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    camouflage to their environment. Every species also has their way of reproducing and copulation, whether for necessity or for enjoyment. Two species with different mating habits are the Apis mellifera, better known as honey bees, and Pan paniscus, Bonobos apes. The former uses its reproduction methods for the survival of the entire colony of honey bees in exchange with the death of few and the former uses copulation in a social setting in order to keep the peace of the pack. Honey bees, or Apis mellifera

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    The Evolution of Modern Humans

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    great apes, the species confronted with the largest threat are Pan paniscus, or bonobo apes who are endemic to the lowland rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo (referred hereafter as “DRC”) (Hickey et. al., 2013). According to the IUCN Red List (Fruth et. al., 2008) bonobos have been classified as an endangered species since 1996 but were labeled as vulnerable in 1986. Speculative estimates put the bonobo population at between 29,500 and 50,000 individuals although there are no completely

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    The Evolution of Man

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    predators of the time. What scientists believe as the reason for our human survival is our cognitive skills as well as our cooperation with one another. This same behavior can be seen in a distant relative of ours which is the bonobo monkeys. Unlike most sub groups of monkeys bonobos use tools to get ants in hard to reach spots as well... ... middle of paper ... ...ack then the strongest were the most likely to survive and rule, these days anyone one can become powerful or survive. We value knowledge

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    Darwin’s theories, many people still doubted the chances of this being true. Just in the past decade have scientists reached a general agreement about the evolutionary relationships between humans and apes. DNA evidence indicates that chimps and bonobos are more closely related to humans than they are to gorillas! Technically humans are a kind of great ape, and that is why throughout the article Smuts will refer to apes as forest apes. Apes are sometimes viewed as ignorant and small-minded, but

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