Chimpanzees

Chimpanzees News

Fossil of prehistoric ape from Germany rewrites the history of bipedalism in humans
science

Fossil of prehistoric ape from Germany rewrites the history of bipedalism in humans

Danuvius could walk upright on two legs and clamber through trees with all four limbs, making them the oldest-known example of upright walking in apes.

Wildlife Week 2019: Scientists on the frontline desperately trying to protect chimps from poaching for zoos, pet markets, tourism
science

Wildlife Week 2019: Scientists on the frontline desperately trying to protect chimps from poaching for zoos, pet markets, tourism

Nearly 3,000 chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos and orangutans are illegally killed or stolen from the wild each year

ED attaches three chimpanzees, four marmosets as part of money-laundering probe against wildlife smuggler in West Bengal
India

ED attaches three chimpanzees, four marmosets as part of money-laundering probe against wildlife smuggler in West Bengal

ED has attached three chimpanzees and four marmosets as part of a money-laundering probe against a wildlife smuggler of West Bengal.

New AI model can help in facial recognition of chimpanzees through video footage
science

New AI model can help in facial recognition of chimpanzees through video footage

This model will help in tracking endangered animals and those that have a high risk of being trafficked.

Chimpanzees are being forced to live in forest 'ghettos' because of human expansion
science

Chimpanzees are being forced to live in forest 'ghettos' because of human expansion

The chimps' main threat is habitat loss & Africa's 1.2 billion human population is expected to double by mid-century.