External body dimensions ofPan paniscus andPan troglodytes chimpanzees

@article{Coolidge2006ExternalBD,
  title={External body dimensions ofPan paniscus andPan troglodytes chimpanzees},
  author={Harold Jefferson Coolidge and Brian T. Shea},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={245-251}
}
Postcranial skeletal studies have demonstrated thatPan paniscus is a more gracile animal thanPan troglodytes, with different arm to leg proportions. Published data on external body dimensions are extremely rare forPan paniscus, however. We present here a series of such measures for a sample ofpaniscus, and we compare these to similar measures forPan troglodytes. This comparison further clarifies the morphological distinctions between the two chimpanzee species, and indicates that bonobos have… 
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