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have you got anything about the pigmies tribe from the congo rainforest
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Weegy: Pygmies (singular: Pygmy) refers to a member of any human group whose adult males grow to less than 150 cm (4 feet 11 inches) in average height[1] or less than 155 cm.[2] A member of a slightly taller group is termed pygmoid. [ The best known pygmies are the Aka, Efe and Mbuti of central Africa. There are also pygmies in Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Brazil and Bolivia.[2] The Negritos were the earliest inhabitants of Southeast Asia.[3] The remains of at least 25 miniature humans, who lived between 1,000 and 3,000 years ago, were found on the islands of Palau in Micronesia.[4]. The term "Pygmy" is often considered degrading. However, there is no single term to replace it that covers all African Pygmies.[5] Many so called pygmies prefer instead to be referred to by the name of their various ethnic groups, or names for various interrelated groups such as the Aka (Mbenga), Baka, Mbuti, and Twa.[6] The term Bayaka, the plural form of the Aka/Yaka, is sometimes used in the Central African Republic to refer to all local Pygmies. Likewise, the Kongo word Bambenga is used in Congo. ]

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YES, Pygmy tribes are indigenous people living in the Congo rainforest. They rely on hunting, gathering, and fishing, have a spiritual connection to nature, and face challenges such as land encroachment and limited access to services. Efforts aim to protect their rights and preserve their culture.
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YES, Pygmy tribes are indigenous people living in the Congo rainforest. They rely on hunting, gathering, and fishing, have a spiritual connection to nature, and face challenges such as land encroachment and limited access to services. Efforts aim to protect their rights and preserve their culture.
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