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    rainforest didn’t have the right amount of both sunlight and water, then the plants wouldn’t be able to grow and would die. Chimpanzees faces are pinkish to black. Their bodies are covered with long black fur. They are about 3 to 5 feet tall. A male chimpanzee weighs about 90-120 pounds and females weigh about 60-110 pounds. Their favorite foods are fruits and young leaves, but they also eat other varieties of food. Other foods they eat are nuts, seeds, insects, and every now and then, they hunt and eat

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    The bonobo and the chimpanzee are physiologically very similar, so much so that bonobos were considered a subspecies of the chimpanzee for quite a while before they were destinguished as their own species. While the chimp is slightly larger, they are relativaly the same. They both are terrestrial and arboreal at times; The chimpanzee makes nests in trees at night. Though they look fairly similar, the bonobo and the chimpanzees vairy wildly when it comes to social and behavioural traits. Chimpanzees

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    Chimpanzee Personality

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    If I say that I am part chimpanzee, would you believe me? Based on the qualities that I embody, you can surely agree. Chimpanzees are loyal to their peers, and can be very humorous. I have noticed that loyalty runs deep within me, and my humorous ways gain the liking of many people. Unfortunately, society suffers from a disease called laziness. Being lazy is a quality that I am trying, and willing to anything to conquer. I am a very humorous and loyal person. I feel loyal and humorous people bring

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    their actions. It begs the question, could animals learn to speak human languages if they wanted? The way that we speak about animal language is drastically different than how philosophers in antiquity did. Many primate experiments, like Washoe the chimpanzee, Koko the gorilla, and The Lana Project, have proved to combat the way of thinking of ancient philosophers, like Empedocles and Protagoras. Before the three experiments and the views

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    The behavioral aspects of chimpanzees is very similar to humans’ behavior. These behaviors can indicate that chimpanzees or apes are the closest living primate that relates to humans. Humans and chimpanzees have many things in common with each other. They both have many behaviors that only humans and Apes have and no other animal have. Not only they look a lot on biologically aspects, also they have many aspects of behavior that are very similar to each other and that were once thought to be only

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    much smaller in size. The chimpanzee, which is approximately four feet high, weighs differently depending on gender. Males usually weigh 90 to 120 pounds, while females weigh between 60 to 110 pounds (“Chimpanzee”).

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    become. Rosemary, often referred to as Rose in the story, was raised with a chimpanzee for a sister. Obviously, being raised alongside a chimpanzee causes some very significant challenges in Rosemary’s life, which she overcomes throughout the novel. However, the reader does not know that Rose’s sister Fern was a chimpanzee in the beginning of the novel. Rose wants readers to think of Fern as her sister and not just as a chimpanzee (Fowler 77), so she tells her story by starting in the middle of it rather

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    The article, “Of Primates and Personhood: Will According Rights and “Dignity” to Nonhuman Organisms Halt Research?” by Ed Yong is trying to convince the reader to see a different side to primates. The Great Ape Project set legal rights for chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos, and orangutan. United Kingdom and New Zealand protect great apes from experimentation. For the Great Ape Project they are basically setting laws and higher standards for primates to me experimented on or held captive. Not everyone

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    Saguinus bicolar bicolar, known as the Pied Tamarin is a new world monkey that can be found in forests and swamps of Brazil. They often are grouped in either multi male or female. Their diet is mostly on fruits, flowers and insects. Also, they have a forelimb proportion and a terrestrial locomotion. (Helen Branch House – Exhibit) They have grasping hands, feet and tails. I was not able to see it with my own eyes, but new world monkeys are known for having grasping tails compared to old world monkeys

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    of five adult males, twelve adult females, six subadult females, one juvenile female, two male infants and one female infant, was documented and analyzed (Bethell & Waller, 2004). The female infant chimpanzee, named Kirsty, was seen crouching and leaning forward to drink from a moat. Another chimpanzee, a juvenile female named Pattie, shoved Kirsty into the moat and ran away, causing the other members of the group to vocalize and move about the enclosure. None of the adults or larger chimpanzees came

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    Humans share almost 99% of their DNA with chimpanzees. In fact, Ridley points out, chimpanzee DNA is closer to human DNA than it is to gorillas. Furthermore, a gene called the Hox gene has been found across various animal species. This gene sets out the plans for the body during development by turning on, or turning off, certain genes in

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    Ancestors in Our Genome, addresses the continuingly advancing disagreement upon whom our closest ancestor is within the great apes, described as the hominoid trichotomy debate. The author, Eugene E. Harris examines many different sources of evidence within the book, and with the help of improvements in biological and DNA technology he helps discover who our closest ancestors were. Also when we were first separated from them and how the separation took place. Although there have been many recent advances

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    Innate Primates

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    Innate Language and Non-Human Primates Language is a form of communication and can be portrayed in many different ways not just vocalization, this is shown by those that use sign language rather than vocalization; these humans still have complex language but they lack the necessary organs or capabilities to produce all of the sounds needed for vocal language; similarly, some non-human primates use different interactions as language not just production and combinations of sounds. Non-human primates

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    After reading the article "Rethinking our Roots" by Russ Juskalian; it touch many different topics thorough out it. One of these topics was the discovery of Little foot which all began by Ron Clarke, who was looking through mislabeled boxes that were from the 1920 's and 30 's gold rush and found a small human like ankle bone. Which lead to to excavation of the rest of the skeleton. According to Clarke ( Juskalian 2016) about little foot was that it, "was made for walking up straight and it didn

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    In 1977, Goodall established the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), which supports the Gombe research, and she is a global leader in the effort to protect chimpanzees and their habitats. With nineteen offices around the world, the JGI is widely recognised for community-centred conservation and development programs in Africa. Its global youth program, Roots & Shoots began in 1991 when a group of 16 local teenagers met with Goodall on her back porch in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. They were eager to discuss

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    Zoo Observation Report

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    was more physical interaction and for the people it was more verbal interaction. Then the male chimpanzee after playing with them for a while moved away from the babies chimpanzees, this remained me of the time another male at McDonald’s left his kid unattended. When I saw the older male reading his newspaper and not moving nor having interactions with another person, it reminded me of the male chimpanzee when he would stay for long periods of time without moving or being inactive. When I saw the

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    Endangered Chimpanzee Today I am going to be talking about the endangered chimpanzee. Many people probably don’t know that the chimpanzee is endangered but I am here today to tell you why it is. I am going to be talking about why it’s endangered, where they live, what kind of food they eat, and etc. First I 'm going to be talking about the chimpanzee species slowly decreasing. The leading cause of population decreasing is bushmeat hunting and deforestation. The greatest threat of a chimpanzee is habitat

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    Project Nim Analysis

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    against his back. He begins to scream. He notices his mother’s grip begin to weaken. He is grabbed and carried away. “He” is referring to Nim, a chimpanzee who has been just been taken from his mother, Carolyn. Nim was removed from his mother for a research project led by Professor Herbe Terrace. This project featured a radical experiment aimed to teach a chimpanzee sign language. Although, the documentary Project Nim (2011), directed by James Marsh, has an objective to present the progress and results

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    Millions of people are born each year, but few have a significant impact on human society and thought. It takes a unique individual to make a difference in a world as self-centered as ours. Two wonderful examples of these people are Jane Goodall, one of the most famous primatologist and anthropologist, and Sylvia Earle, a leading marine biologist, oceanographer, and explorer. Both of these women broke the limitations in their respected fields and stood out from other scientists in their line of work

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    may be no less spectacular, it is far less abrupt, for it has our species emerging much slower. Indeed, the writer elucidated that the latest findings indicate that we began branching away from the species to which we are most closely related the chimpanzee some 7 million years ago, and that only a series of small modifications spread out over this time has led us to our current state i.e. Homo Sapiens. However long the process may have taken, though, in the end it was nevertheless revolutionary. Question

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