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Chimpanzee [Pan troglodytes] Facts

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Chimpanzee [Pan troglodytes] Facts


Chimpanzees are usually two and a half to four feet tall. Their bodies are covered with brown hair. Their faces ears, and hands are either pink or black.

They have hands very much like those of humans.

Where Are Chimpanze Found?

When they live in the wild they are most commonly found in West and Central Africa.

What Do Chimpanze Eat?

Chimpanzees eat a wide variety of foods.  They eat different kinds of fruits, nuts and seeds.  They also sometimes eat meat, they are omnivorous animals.

Where Do Chimpanze Live?

Chimpanzees like to live in rainforests but can be found living in other kinds of forests as well.

Chimpanzee Scientific Classification

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Family Hominidae
Genus Pan
Chimpanzee Scientific Name Pan troglodytes

Fun Facts About Chimpanze

  • Chimpanzees live in communities or towns, just as people do. These communities are made up of family groups

  • Chimpanzees are an animals who make and use tools.

  • Some chimpanzees that live in captivity have been taught to speak in American Sign Language.

  • They not only are able to communicate with humans this way but have been seen teaching American Sign Language to other chimpanzees.