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A young Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) plays in the treetops in the remote rainforests of Africa.

© Tesni Ward / Biosphoto

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Whilst male Chimpanzees are quite happy to be near to humans after habituation, the females were always more cautious and kept their distance. Fortunately one female was quite accepting of our presence, allowing us to observe and photograph this young chimp as he caused havoc flying around the treetops.


Wild animal / Mammal / Primate / Old world monkey / Great Ape / Chimpanzee / Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)

Area / Forest / Tropical forest / Tropical rainforest


Individual / Stage of development / Young

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Glance

Mount (climb)

Shot / Front shot

Shot / Overview



Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Threatened endangered species / Endangered (IUCN) EN

Species / Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) / CITES Appendix 1


Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Vertebrata / Mammalia / Primates / Haplorhini / Catarrhini / Hominidae / Paninae / Pan

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