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1Kingdom=Anamalia Phylum=Chordata Class=Mammalia Chimpanzee FactsKingdom=Anamalia Phylum=Chordata Class=MammaliaOrder=Primates Family=Hominidae Genus=PanSpecies= Pan Troglodytes Scientific Name= PantroglodytesAverage Life Span=45 years oldAverage size=1.7 meters Average weight=70 kg
2Chimpanzee description Chimpanzees are very hairy, posses long arms, and are very similar to humans possesing 99% of the same DNA humans have. Chimps walk on all fours and occaisanally on their two feet. Chimpanzees have a thick dark fur coat that is usually is infested with ticks.
3Special adaptations to survive in an chimpanzees habitat During night they make nests about 9-12 meters in treesMales hunt cooperatively for baby monkeys and bush pigsThey also can be taught sign languageSome chimps have been seen using twigs to extract termites from their denSome chimps use wood and stone tools to open their nuts
4Chimps habitatChimps have been found in 21 African nationsOnly 10 African countries have more than 1,000 chimpanzees residing there (from buzzle.com)Chimps are on the endangered species list and are threatened to extinction due to poachersChimps are mainly found in rainforests and savannahs in Africa.
5DietChimps are omnivores eating both meat and vegetablesChimps eat mainly fruit but also leaves flowers bark and honey for the herbivore part of the dietChimps eat baby monkeys, bush pigs, termites, and birds for the carnivore part of the dietTermites are 5% of the chimpanzee dietFemales spent twice the amount of time of eating insects than males do.
6PredatorsChimps main predators are leopards and humansSome ways humans are predators are that they cut down parts of the forest, poach them for their hide, and keep them as petsLeopards tend to attack chimp babies during night time to not wake up the group they are in
7Chimpanzee GroupsChimpanzees live, hunt, and sleep together throughout there lives40 to 60 chimps usually live together along with 6 to 7 chimps in a smaller groupThese groups are called a tribeChimps spend a lot of time grooming each otherChimps communicate together vocally, with gestures, and facial expressions
8Chimpanzee behaviorSome chimps will kill recklessly only eating half of their preyChimps tend to fallow how their parents actedChimps usually live in Rain Forests and in the Savannah to escape the cold weatherChimps hunt in groups to help with a kill and to get more food fast
9The names of male and female species Chimps do not have different names
10Interactions with humans Recently there has been an attack on a 55yr. Women in Connecticut that was visiting her friend that owned a chimpsChimps are usually the main attraction at ZoosChimps can sometimes be pets to owners although they are wild animals
11Endangered chimp species Chimps are endangered due to humans cutting down forests and poachedLeopards stalk and eat them
12Other interesting Facts Chimps are the only types of monkeys that don’t have tailThey have opposable thumbs and toes that help them grasp thingsa male chimps never leave their community they were born onto