What do chimpanzees eat?

March 24, 2017


Compared to other mammals, chimpanzees have a large brain. They are large in size and very big as well. Chimps should have access to various kinds of food items so that the nutrition part is addressed in a very efficient way. As chimps are omnivores, they will eat a variety of food from plant sources as well as animal sources. As they can eat various kinds of food items, they will be able to survive in difficult situations as well. ...Read more

General Chimpanzee Facts

March 20, 2017


Using the scientific classification, the chimpanzees are like humans that came from the family of mammals and from the order of primates. They are curious and noisy by nature. They are also very sociable and intelligent animal that never fails to fascinate the humans either in the wild or in the zoo. The chimpanzees are classified as the great apes including the Gorilla, Orangutan and Bonobo. They can be found numerously in the rainforests of Africa and widely distributed from Tanzania and Sudan in the Eastern part and Angola and Senegal in the Western part. ...Read more

Pan Troglodytes Schweinfurthii (Eastern Chimpanzee)

March 12, 2017


Just like other chimpanzees, eastern chimps are subspecies of those commonly found in the forest. You can find Pan Troglodytes Schweinfurthii (Eastern Chimpanzee) in the regions of Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Sudan and the Central African Republic. These places are once inhabited by this primate, but were gradually reduced due to the interference of human activities in recent years. Adult chimps can weigh up to 65 kilograms in the wild. ...Read more

Pan Troglodytes Troglodytes (Central Chimpanzee)

March 6, 2017


Pan Troglodytes Troglodytes (Central Chimpanzee), subspecies of common chimpanzees is the human’s closest living connection just like the bonobos, the western chimpanzee, eastern chimpanzee and the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee. You can find this type of chimpanzee in areas such as Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, Gabon and other regions in lesser extent. The etymology of this species comes from the Greek god Pan who according to mythology is the one who oversees the wooden glens, groves and fields, for Pan. ...Read more

Pan Troglodytes Verus (Western Chimpanzee)

March 1, 2017


The Pan troglodytes verus (Western Chimpanzee) is another subspecies of the commonly found chimps in the African region. This subspecies is also called the West African chimpanzee due to their habitat which is found in the western region of Africa such as Guinea and Cote d’Ivoire and other surrounding counties. Just like other chimpanzees they are both terrestrial and arboreal, meaning that they spend most of their time on the trees and on the ground. ...Read more

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