Kingdom : Animalia
                    Class : Mammalia
                 Family : Hominidae
  Scientific Name : Pan troglodytes

                 Colour : Black, Brown
            Skin Type : Hair
                Size(H) : 1m - 1.7m 
                                 (3.25ft - 5.5ft)
                Weight : 26kg - 70kg 
                                 (57lbs - 154lbs)

          Top Speed : 40kph (25mph)
           Life Span : 50 - 60 years
Most Distinctive 
              Feature : Dexterous hands and
                               feet and complex 
            Fun Fact : Has 32 teeth including 
                                fang-like canines!
  1. Chimpanzees are a species of Ape native to various habitats in western and central Africa.
  2. They are closely related to Orang-Utans, Gorillas and also humans.
  3. There are two species of Chimpanzee- The Common Chimpanzee and The Pigmy Chimpanzee (Bonobo)
  4. They are large primates with long sparse hair covering their body.
  5. They have excellent hearing and eyesight.
  6. They are excellent climbers and find shelter and protection in trees.
  7. They are known to walk on all fours, also known as knuckle walking.
  8. They are very sociable and spend time in feeding, playing and grooming with other individuals.
  9. They groom themselves to clean themselves and form strong social bonds with one another.
  10. In their complex social structure, the most dominant male is the one with maximum support from the group.
  11. They are known to make a new nest every day.
  12. They are omnivores feeding on plant and animal matter.
  13. Their natural predators are leopards, large snakes and other primates.
  14. Female Chimpanzees give birth to a single infant after an 8-month gestation.
  15. The infants cling to their mothers for the initial years and learn how to survive from them.
  16. Interestingly, they share 98% of the DNA with humans and are the most intelligent animals on planet after humans.
  17. They not only use, but also make their own tools.
  18. They communicate a lot through facial expressions and their “smile” actually signifies fear or anger.
  19. They not only remember things, but are also able to recognize themselves in mirrors.
  20. Habitat loss and  have made them an endangered species today.

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