Is the African chimpanzee endangered?

Answer The chimpanzee and its four subspecies, including the western or west African chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) are all considered to be endangered. Chimpanzees could originally be found in 25 Afr... Read More »

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Endangered Chimpanzee Facts?

Two species of chimpanzees inhabit the forests of Africa. Common chimps live mainly in parts of western and central Africa. Pygmy or dwarf chimps, also known as bonobos, inhabit the Congo Basin in ... Read More »

Why is the African wild dog endangered?

The African wild dog is a multicolored animal who calls sub-Saharan Africa home. Although it is highly social and lives in packs, the dog is quickly going extinct as it is ignored or misunderstood ... Read More »

When did the African Wild Dog become endangered?

The African Wild Dog was listed as an endangered species on January 23, 1984. Farmers consider it a danger to livestock, so the animals are often shot at and killed. Although the African Wild Dog i... Read More »

Why are African wild dogs endangered?

African wild dogs once roamed southern Africa in large numbers, but lately their population has been dwindling due to a number of preventable factors. The American Museum of Natural History estimat... Read More »