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Chimpanzee Communities

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Chimps live in loose-knit communities of 40 to 100. They often form small subgroups for foraging, but from time to time also join together...

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Chimpanzee Families

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Chimpanzee mothers and infants share an incredibly close bond. This short video from the Jane Goodall Institute introduces Fifi, an iconic...

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Facial Expressions

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Chimpanzees and humans share many facial expressions in common.  Combining facial expression with body language and vocalizations, chimps...

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Chimps Have and Show Emotions

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98.9% of chimp and human genes are identical, so it is no surprise to find that they also share many emotions in common. Like humans,...

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Chimp Intelligence and Tool Use

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When Dr. Jane Goodall discovered chimpanzees using tools in 1965, it flipped the scientific world on its head. The use and creation of...

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Chimp Language

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Chimpanzees lack the vocal cords and musculature essential for speech production, but through the use of sign-language and computers, they...

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