ChimpCare

About Chimpanzeees

Chimpanzees are among the most-studied species in the world. Field studies of wild chimpanzees date back to the 1950s. From these studies and investigations from captive chimpanzees, a lot of information has been gained on chimpanzee biology and behavior. To learn more about chimpanzees, click on the different categories below.

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Taxonomy



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Physical characteristics



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Range and Habitat



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Diet



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Social Structure and Behavior



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Lifespan



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Tool-use



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Threats and conservation



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Intelligence and cognition



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Chimpanzees as pets



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Legislation



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Accredited zoos and Chimpanzee Species Survival Plan (SSP)



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Chimpanzee Sanctuaries



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Chimpanzees in research



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Chimpanzees in entertainment