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Mowgli @ Center for Great Apes

Mowgli @ Center for Great Apes

Bonobos were not formally identified by scientists until 1926. Before that, they were thought to be another type of common chimp. They are still the least understood of the great apes.

Bonobos were not formally identified by scientists until 1926. Before that, they were thought to be another type of common chimp. They are still the least understood of the great apes.

Bonobos were described as a subspecies of chimpanzee in 1929 but identified as a separate species in 1933. They are still the least understood of the great apes.

Bonobos were described as a subspecies of chimpanzee in 1929 but identified as a separate species in 1933. They are still the least understood of the great apes.

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