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Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) feeding on canopy fruit

Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) feeding on canopy fruit
Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) feeding on canopy fruit
Chimpanzees are man's closest living relatives, sharing 95-99 percent of our genetic material. Social animals, chimps live in large communities but generally move in smaller groups. They spend equal times in the forest canopy and on the ground. In some areas, chimps are hunted as a source of meat.
Image code: ug3-4379
Photographer: Rhett Butler
Photographed In: Kanyanchu forest, Kibale Forest National Park, East Africa Uganda
Camera: Canon
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Date Uploaded: 2006-Jun-25 | Last Update: Aug 5, 2013

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