common chimpanzee - Freddie Dorgler ANTH 233 Professor Welker The Common Chimpanzee(Genus Pan troglodytes Species physical description 4 Spp o Central o

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Freddie DorglerANTH 233Professor WelkerThe Common Chimpanzee (Genus Pan troglodytes)Species & physical description:4 SppoCentral oEasternoWestern oNigeria-Cameroon Arms not as long as other apesFaces lighter than BonobosHair covers entire body except for face, toes and soles, and fingers and palmsBoth males and females are born with white beardsGeographic distributionDepends on the subspeciesCentral Africa – Republic of Congo, Equatorial New GuineaWestern Africa – Mali, Sierra Leone, LiberiaNigeria-Cameroon – Nigeria and CameroonEastern Africa - Sudan, Uganda, RwandaMajority of chimp population can be found in 2 countries – Congo and Gabon (77%)Specific Habitat CharacteristicsAll types of habitatsDepends on the subspecies where the habitat is
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RainforestSavannaSwamp forests, dry woodlands, montane forests (highland areas below the tree line)DietEat in trees or on groundLots of fruitSome leaves and flowersSeeds, blossoms, stems, bark
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  • Spring '08
  • Welker
  • Chimpanzee, Common Chimpanzee, chimpanzees, pan troglodytes, Pan troglodytes troglodytes

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