Is a chimp an ape?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Chimp Habitats?

Chimpanzees are dependent on their habitats for survival. Over time, chimps have evolved and adapted to changes within their habitats. These habitats' location, food sources and the other animals l... 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 »

What was the name of the first chimp in space?

The first chimpanzee to travel into space was named Ham. Ham, whose name was an acronym for Holloman Aero Med, flew aboard a Mercury Redstone rocket on a suborbital flight on Jan. 31, 1961.Source:T... Read More »