Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes )

Interesting :

It is an ape, which is look very similar to human. Length of its arms and legs is almost the same. Its brain is very developed. Thus, it is much clever than orang-utan and gorilla. Its intellect is almost equal to that of human. It can walk straight but feet fingers are pointed out. When it walks, its body leans upward, it arms is straight, and it put wrists on ground. It hardly walks by two legs like human. When walking in this style, it crosses its arms on backside or raises its arms up to balance its body. Male height is 5 feet tall and female height is 4 feet tall. When drinking water, it bends the body the drink water directly by mouth. It does not use hand to dip into water to drink unlike gibbons. It cannot swim. It has very good memory and feeling like human.

Habitat :

It is found in Africa. There are 3 species comprising white or light brown facial color specie, black or dark-brown facial color specie, and stunted specie, which is hardly found comparing to other species. Chimpanzee lives from Seralone along Western coast area to Great Lake on the Eastern part of Congo.

Food :

It eats fruits, leafs, vegetables. It can eat meat a bit.

Behavior :

It stays in a group and stays on trees. It can move very fast on the trees. In one group, there is one father male and one or more female as well as its young. It builds “sleeping nest” on trees especially crotches.

Current Status :


Age :

It can live up to 40 years.

Reproductive :

It makes sleeping nest surface smooth. The upper part is covered by tree branches. It uses this nest for resting and sleeping at night. It wakes up early in the morning. It is very claver. It can learn and mimic most of human behavior such as it is able to wear shirt itself or able to drink and eat food on table.It is mature and ready for mating at the age of 7 – 9 years. It is on hot every 33 – 38 days. The breeding period is 3 days. Gestation period is around 230 days. Young stays with its mother for 1 – 2 years.

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Update : 06 April 2017