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

3 Reasons Why Chimpanzees are threatened to be in Extinction

February 20, 2017


Chimpanzees or chimps as it is commonly called and members to similar family as humans, orangutans, and gorillas are threatened to be in extinct. The two species, common chimp and the bonobo or “pygmy chimpanzee” are dwellers in the tropical forests in Central and western Africa. Gambia and Uganda has the natural habitats that are suited for chimpanzees since these love creatures primarily live in woodlands, rainforests, and grasslands. Basing from their habitat’s geographical location, there are 3 different subspecies in which they are categorized- East/Central Africa’s eastern chimpanzees, west/central Africa’s western chimpanzees, and central Africa’s central chimpanzees. ...Read more


Interesting Chimpanzee Facts

February 9, 2017


A Chimp or Chimpanzee is one of the 4 types of world’s great apes including bonobos, orang-utans, and gorillas. Chimpanzees are commonly found inhabiting in the rainforests, grasslands, and woodlands of Central and West Africa. Its face has a pink shade to black shade in color and the entirety of its body is concealed with long dark black hair, except for its face, ears, its fingers as well as its toes. ...Read more

How Do Chimpanzees Behave

January 30, 2017


Before, we only knew little information about the behavior of chimpanzees in the wild until 1960 when Dr. Jane Goodall went to Gombe Stream Reserve located in Tanzania, East Africa. She studied different chimpanzee facts for 45 years by interacting with the wild chimpanzees in Tanzania. She is very well-known and she was considered as the most expert in chimpanzees all over the world. Dr. Goodall observed that the culture of chimpanzees is just like the culture of humans. ...Read more

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