Animals Mammals

Animals Mammals

Chimpanzee


SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Pan troglodytes
PROFILE:

Chimpanzees live in a wide variety of habitats in the wild, as their range is quite extensive. They tend to travel on the ground, but move into the trees at night to make their nests. At the large viewing window, look for the graphic that shows you the different members of our chimpanzee community. Can you tell them apart?

TYPE OF ANIMAL:
Mammal, Primate, Hominidae (great apes and humans)
NATIVE TO:
equitorial Africa
IUCN CONSERVATION STATUS:
Endangered
DIET:
Omnivores, including insects and seeds
LIFESPAN:
Up to 50+ years in captivity
SOCIAL STATUS:
Large social communities with one alpha male; members may come and go.
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