Re: short question

John Carroll (
Sun, 29 Dec 1996 15:54:44 -0800

Roger Dodger wrote:
> Roger Dodger has this to say about that-
> >Quick question:
> >
> > Can anyone post the number of chromosomes of the apes, orang,
> >chimp, gorilla, bonobo? Thanks.
> If I remember my biology correctly, the chimp has 22 pairs of
> chromosomes. Homo sapiens have 23 pairs. I don't know about the
> others. BTW, orangs, chimps and gorillas are ALL apes. I don't know
> what a bonobo is.

Well, we agree on Homo sapiens, but if I'm not mistaken, the chimp
has 24 pairs.

John Carroll