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Order Primates: Chimpanzees & Bonobos - Chapter Summary
Our instructors discuss chimpanzees and bonobos as found in the order Primates in this informative chapter. Topics include the habitat and diet of both bonobos and chimpanzees. When you review these resources, you can do so any time you'd like on your mobile device or computer. We've created these lessons to be self-paced, so you can go back and review any of the subjects as many times as needed. The multiple-choice quiz following each lesson provides a great way to check your comprehension ahead of a test or before moving on in the chapter. These lessons are designed to help you:
- Describe the reproductive cycle of bonobos
- Recall the anatomy of chimpanzees
- Outline the life cycle of a chimpanzee
- Discuss the cognition and intelligence of chimpanzees
- Identify the population of chimpanzees
- Differentiate between the different chimpanzee types
1. Bonobos: Habitat & Diet
In this lesson, you'll learn about the bonobo, a close relative of the chimpanzee. Specifically, we will look at their geographic range, habitat, and their typical diet.
2. Bonobos: Reproduction & Facts
The bonobo is a very captivating creature that has many interesting facts which we will study about in this lesson. We will also study about their reproduction.
3. Chimpanzees: Anatomy, Classification & Facts
In this lesson, we will study the bodily structure and the scientific categorization about the chimpanzee. Also find out some common and not so common facts about these primates.
4. Chimpanzees: Habitat & Diet
In this lesson we'll take a look at a fascinating and unique ape: the chimpanzee. Specifically, you'll learn about its geographic range, its habitat, and its typical diet.
5. Chimpanzees: Life Cycle & Lifespan
In this lesson we will learn about the life cycle and lifespan of the chimpanzee. This highly intelligent animal is also commonly known as the chimp. Swing on in to learn more!
6. Chimpanzee Behavior: Intelligence, Cognition & Tool Use
Explore the topic of chimpanzee behaviors. More specifically, learn all about the intelligence and cognition of these animals, including their use of tools.
7. Chimpanzee Mating & Population
In this lesson we will learn the unique rituals involved in the mating of Chimpanzees and also the distribution of their population and numbers around the world.
8. Chimpanzee Types: Common, Central, Western, Eastern & Nigeria-Cameroon
Learn about chimpanzees, the closest related species to humans. Discovery where they live, the four subspecies of chimpanzees, and what makes the subspecies different from each other.
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- Orders Eulipotyphia, Chiroptera & Didelphimorphia
- Extinct & Endangered Animals
- Aquatic & Semi-Aquatic Animals & Plants
- Order Sirenia
- Order Cetartiodactyla
- Order Carnivora
- Order Rodentia
- Order Monotremata
- Family Rhinocerotidae
- Class Arachnida
- Arboreal Animals
- Understanding Jellyfish
- Class Insecta
- Order Isopods
- Order Passeriformes
- Order Primates: Gorillas & Orangutans
- Order Primates: Lemurs
- Order Primates: Lorises, Galagos, & Tarsiers
- Order Primates: Macaques & Baboons
- Order Primates: New World Monkeys
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