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Re: Repeated names
At 08:35 AM 12/8/97 -0800, you wrote:
>Pongo pongo and Pan pan pan (which has 3 for some reason)
That should be Pan troglydytes, or Pan paniscus. I don't think that there
is a valid species P. pan within the chimps.
Three names, however, is the standard for subspecies. (Gorilla gorilla
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