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Pygmy peoples - Wikipedia


A pygmy is a member of an ethnic group whose average height is unusually short ; anthropologists define pygmy as a member of any group where adult men are ...

African Pygmies


Pygmy Peoples from Central Africa: culture and music of the African rainforest hunter-gatherers, commonly called Pygmies, from the fieldwork of the ...

'Pygmies' - Survival International


There are many different 'Pygmy' peoples living across a huge area of central Africa. The 'Pygmies' are forest dwellers, and know the forest, its plants and its ...

Pygmy - New World Encyclopedia


Comparative height of a Pygmy man (right) and a European man (left). ... 1 Definition; 2 Pygmy References in History; 3 African Pygmies. 3.1 The Baka.

How Pygmy People Got Their Short Stature - Live Science


Aug 18, 2014 ... A Batwa woman and her child, pygmies who live in the rainforest, shown here in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda.

Why Pygmies of Africa Are So Short - Live Science


Apr 26, 2012 ... Why the Pygmies of West Africa have such short stature, while neighboring groups don't, has been somewhat of a mystery. Now new research ...

The Pygmies' Plight | People & Places | Smithsonian


Some 50 Pygmies of the Baka clan lead me single file through a steaming rain forest in Cameroon. Scrambling across tree trunks over streams, we hack through  ...

A Short History of African Pygmies | Science | AAAS


Feb 5, 2009 ... Forest People. An encounter between Aka pygmies and a woman who is not a pygmy in the Central African Republic in 1983. Serge Bahuchet ...

Life for the Baka Pygmies of Central African Republic | Global ...


May 4, 2016 ... As the Baka Pygmies of the Dzanga-Sangha region of Central African Republic struggle to live in their traditional ways, they find themselves ...

We May Have Been Wrong About How African Pygmies Grow


Jul 28, 2015 ... New research suggests that there may have been not one but two separate evolutions of African Pygmies.