Interesting facts about chimpanzees

June 5, 2017

As monkeys resemble human beings, chimpanzees resemble human-beings. Chimps are one of the species of great apes. There is a difference between great apes and monkeys. Chimpanzees are larger in size and they can walk for a long period of time and they can stand upright. The brain functionality of chimpanzee is great and there will not be any tails. Chimpanzees eat various kinds of food items which include nuts, seeds and insects. ...Read more

Where do chimpanzees live?

April 2, 2017

Chimpanzees live in the tree. They will move from one tree to another tree without touching the soil. Arboreal foraging is their main source of income. They will sleep on trees and build new nest on every evening. The nest will be used to take rest during the rainy day. When they are travelling longer distances, they will spend most of the time on the ground. Sometimes, they will not be able to find food on trees. ...Read more

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

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