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Common Chimpanzee

The Common Chimpanzee, also known as the Robust Chimpanzee, is a great ape.

Colloquially, it is often called the chimpanzee (or simply "chimp"), though technically this term refers to both species in the genus Pan: the Common Chimpanzee and the closely-related Bonobo, or Pygmy Chimpanzee.

Common Chimpanzees are found in the tropical forests and wet savannas of Western and Central Africa.

They used to inhabit most of this region, but their habitat has been dramatically reduced in recent years.

Human and Common Chimpanzee DNA is very similar.

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