Talk:Western chimpanzee

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Fongoli[edit]

There really needs to be a section of specific content on "Savanna chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus)" and especially the Fongoli population. These are studied intensively as an important model of human evolution, attributed to their uniquely relevant habitat among the living species most closely related to humans.

In particular:

  • Females are well reported to make wooden spears and use these tools to hunt mammals (bush babies). [1]
  • Males adopt bipedal posture as frequently as once per hour. [2]
  • Their interaction with fire is documented as unusual. [3]
  • They occupy caves during the heat of the day. [4]

Cesiumfrog (talk) 04:46, 25 July 2012 (UTC)