Chimp Review - 3/27/08 Move Response While watching...

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3/27/08 Move Response While watching “Jane Goodall’s Wild Chimpanzees”, I felt that I already knew a good amount of the information being given because of my previous knowledge of chimpanzees from the Introduction to Physical Anthropology textbook. I recognized Jane Goodall as a primatologist from pg. 124’s definition. Jane Goodall spends her professional career studying the evolution, anatomy, and behavior of nonhuman primates. According to the film, chimpanzees lead a highly volatile and complex life. It is also understood that chimps are a diurnal species. Frodo the chimp is the best example of this trait because of how he sleeps all throughout the night and into the morning. In one scene, Faustino the chimp wants to dig into the ground using a stick as a crude tool. Chimpanzees have hands and feet with a high degree of prehensibility. This ability to grasp objects helps chimpanzees carry out many of their daily routine tasks, such as fishing out termites. According to pg. 146 in the textbook, chimpanzees are a quadrupedal knuckle walking
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