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Unformatted text preview: • Share 98.5% DNA with humans Chimpanzee • Omnivorous 1. group hunting 2. tool use • Arboreal 1. Quadrupedal and suspensory (brachiating) • Terrestrial ( Quadrupedal Knucklewalking) Bonobos Pan paniscus • Last ape species identified • Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) • Swampy equatorial forests of the left bank of the Congo River • Most bipedal species of great apes Bonobo Morphology • Appearrance differs from common chimpanzee • Slender • Muscle definition • Long hind limbs, narrow chests • Black faces • White tail tufts • Small heads • Hair parted down forehead • Overt sexuality is an integral part of society • Linked to agreements among females to share food resources • Serve as a social announcement and affirmation of standing...
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- Spring '08
- Congo River, Hominidae, hominoids, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Africa, Gorilla gorilla gorilla