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Pygmy peoples


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 ...

'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 ...

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.

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.

Strongest Evidence Yet That Pygmies' Short Stature Is Genetic


Aug 18, 2014 ... Researchers discover area of genome linked to growth differs between pygmies and their taller neighbors.

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.

Pygmy | people | Britannica.com


Pygmy, in anthropology, member of any human group whose adult males grow to less than 59 inches (150 cm) in average height. A member of a slightly taller ...

Pygmy People - Africa Guide


About the Pygmy people who live in central and western Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic, ...

Feb 26, 2009 ... CARING: At the heart of the Congo forest lives one of the oldest populations in the world, pygmies. They represent around 1% of the population, ...

Pygmies - Pygmy Kleinood


Pygmies. The pygmies are among the oldest populations of Africa. They live in the tropical rainforests in D.R. Congo. They call themselves Mambuti or Efe.

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African Pygmies


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

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 ...

Pygmy - New World Encyclopedia


Comparative height of a Pygmy man (right) and a European man (left). .... The Baka. The Baka Pygmies inhabit the rain forests of Cameroon, Congo, and Gabon.