Chimpanzee’s by sean laffertyPresentation Transcript
Chimpanzee’s Sean Lafferty Biology 2°
Key Facts Size: Males 5 ½ ft. Females: 4 ¼ ft Weight: 100-175lbs Breeding: Sexually Mature 8-10 years # of Young: 1-2 Life Span: 40-50 years Only endangered in a few locations; including several parts of Africa Only animals apart from humans that recognize themselves in the mirror
Habitat Sociable, live in small troops of 25-80 Live in Africa, New Guinea to western Uganda & Tanzania in forests & savannah country Each troop has a dominant male Habitats vary from 7-8² miles in forests and 40-75² miles in open country They sleep in tree’s above ground for their protection from prey or predators
Food Source Diet: Mainly fruit, leaves, buds, blossoms, bark, resin, honey, termites and ants. They eat 2 times a day, early in the morning and late in the afternoon Most of their water is taken in by fruit They do eat meat as well
Human Interaction Chimp’s survival is more threatened by man than anything else. Chimps have different facial expressions that show their emotions and feelings. Common chimpanzees have been known to attack humans on occasionbut that is mostly when they are being threatened.
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