common chimpanzee

common chimpanzee - Freddie Dorgler ANTH 233 Professor...

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Freddie Dorgler ANTH 233 Professor Welker The Common Chimpanzee ( Genus Pan troglodytes ) 4 Spp o Central o Eastern o Western o Nigeria-Cameroon Arms not as long as other apes Faces lighter than Bonobos Hair covers entire body except for face, toes and soles, and fingers and palms Both males and females are born with white beards Geographic distribution Depends on the subspecies Central Africa – Republic of Congo, Equatorial New Guinea Western Africa – Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia Nigeria-Cameroon – Nigeria and Cameroon Eastern Africa - Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda Majority of chimp population can be found in 2 countries – Congo and Gabon (77%) Specific Habitat Characteristics All types of habitats Depends on the subspecies where the habitat is
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Rainforest Savanna Swamp forests, dry woodlands, montane forests (highland areas below the tree line) Diet Eat in trees or on ground Lots of fruit Some leaves and flowers Seeds, blossoms, stems, bark As group, will hunt birds and mammals, led by alpha male
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