Pan troglodytes

the similar species

chimpanzees are members of the hominindae family, along with gorillas, humans, and orangutans. Chimpanzees split from the human branch of the family about 4 to 6 million years ago. the two chimpazee species are the closest livingrelatives to humans.


chimpazees are tipically found in central africa, in the forest region. these animals like the wet humid jungle to build their homes in the canopy of the forest.

intellegence? or coincidence?

how smart is the chimpazee?

Chimpanzees make tools and use them to acquire foods and for social displays; they have sophisticated hunting strategies requiring cooperation, influence and rank; they are status conscious, manipulative and capable of deception; they can learn to use symbols and understand aspects of human language including some relational syntax, concepts of number and numerical sequence, and they are capable of spontaneous planning for a future state or event.