How much does a chimp cost?

Answer Chimpanzees cost upwards of $60,000. There are four common species of chimpanzees: the black-faced chimpanzee, masked chimpanzee, long-haired chimpanzee and a species that has not been given a comm... Read More »

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Is a chimp an ape?

Yes, chimps, also known as chimpanzees, are classified as apes. However, not all apes are chimpanzees. The term ape can also refer to other primates such as gorillas and orangutans.Source:All about... Read More »

How did ham the chimp die?

He died of a heart attack at the young age of 26. For more on Ham's life and influence on manned space missions, see the chapter "Out of Africa" in Prof. Roger Fouts' book Next of Kin: My Conversat... Read More »

What Is the Lifespan of a Chimp?

Chimpanzees are the closest living primates to human beings, with a remarkable 98 percent similarity in DNA. They are listed as an endangered species. There are fewer than an estimated 100,000 chim... Read More »

Who looked after Ham the chimp?

After Ham the Chimp’s widely publicized flight in outer space, he lived at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. for 17 years. He was then moved to a North Carolina zoo, where he was able to socia... Read More »