As a child, Jane Goodall's father gave her a stuffed chimpanzee named Jubilee as an alternative to a teddy bear. Goodall has said her fondness for this figure started her early love of animals. Today, Jubilee still sits on Goodall's dresser in London. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan…
Today I learned about Raven the Chimpanzee, she became the 22nd most successful money manager on Wall Street after choosing her stocks by throwing darts at a list of 133 internet companies. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
Some mammals literally have a bone in their penis. The Baculum, while absent in humans, is present in the penises of other primates, such as the gorilla and chimpanzee. cell.com/current-biology/…
Today I learned about Nim Chimpsky, a chimpanzee from the 70's who was raised like a child to see if chimpanzees could learn sign language. Nim loved cats, and learned to ask for marijuana. He ultimately fell into a deep depression when his original caretakers abandoned him. npr.org/2011/07/20/138467…
If an alpha male chimpanzee relies on intimidation and aggression in order to keep his status, then a coalition of chimpanzees will attempt to overthrow the alpha male en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alp…
Today I learned of Travis who was a male common chimpanzee who, in February 2009, attacked and nearly killed a friend of his owner, blinding her while severing several body parts and severely lacerating her face. He was shot dead when he tried to attack a police officer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
Nim Chimpsky was a chimpanzee raised like a human child by a surrogate family as part of a controversial project on animal language acquisition. During his lifetime, Nim learned over 125 signs, including "stone smoke time now" which Nim used when he wanted to smoke marijuana. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nim…
A man actually managed to teach martial arts to a chimpanzee, and even said that the chimp was the fastest learner he’d ever taught youtube.com/watch?v=Ekd-2…
As a child, as an alternative to a teddy bear, Jane Goodall's father gave her a stuffed chimpanzee named Jubilee - which started her early love of animals. Today, Jubilee still sits on Goodall's dresser in London. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan…
The Korea Central Zoo in Pyongyang is home to a chimpanzee that smokes a pack of cigarettes a day nbcnews.com/news/world/no…
Today I learned about the Gombe Chimpanzee War, a violent conflict between two communities of chimpanzees that lasted 4 years en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gom…
Michael Jackson's chimpanzee Bubbles has a net worth of $2 million and Maru the cat has a yearly income of $180k. cheatsheet.com/money-care…
Today I learned about a Swedish journalist who exhibited a series of paintings made by chimpanzee, under the pretense that they were the works of an artist called Pierre Brassau, to test whether critics could tell the difference between modern art and the work of a chimpanzee. Most critics praised it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pie…
In 1964, a Swedish art gallery displayed 4 paintings by unknown artist Pierre Brassau. Every single art critic praised the β€˜avant-garde’ work- except one, who said, β€˜only an ape could have done this’. In fact it was all a hoax by a journalist and 'Brassau’ was actually a 4-year-old chimpanzee. hoaxes.org/archive/permal…
Sam, a chimpanzee friend of Michael Jackson’s chimp Bubbles had a testicle bitten off by a celebrity dog on a film they were working on together. centerforgreatapes.org/me…
A chimpanzee war broke out between one tribe and a separatist faction, known as the Gombe war. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gom…
Today I learned of Chara Nash, the woman who had her face, jaw and hands torn off by an out of control pet chimpanzee. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
Today I learned of that human beings aren’t the only animals that go to war with each other. Two troops of chimpanzees waged a four year war known as the Gombe Chimpanzee War en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gom…
In 1924 in South Bend, Indiana a Chimpanzee was Arrested and Convicted for Smoking scholarship.law.nd.edu/cg…
Jane Goodall's father gave her a stuffed chimpanzee named Jubilee as an alternative to a teddy bear. Goodall has said her fondness for this figure started her early love of animals although"My mother's friends were horrified by this toy, thinking it would frighten me and give me nightmares." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan…
If an alpha male chimpanzee relies on intimidation and aggression in order to keep his status, then a coalition of chimpanzees will attempt to overthrow the alpha male en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alp…
Today I learned of Pierre Brassau, an artist of the β€œavant-garde modern art” style. He was a chimpanzee, promoted by a Swedish journalist, to see if critics could distinguish between the style and the work of a chimpanzee. Most critics praised the work. ecclesiastes911.net/story…
Macaco TiΓ£o, a chimpanzee, had the habit of throwing excrement at visitors (including several politicians) to the Rio de Janeiro Zoo. A satirical newspaper ran his candidature for Rio de Janeiro mayor in 1988, and he got 9.5% of the votes. www0.rio.rj.gov.br/pcrj/d…
Today I learned of Lucy, a chimpanzee who was raised to believe she was human. She learned to sign over 250 words and some of her hobbies included drinking gin, browsing Playgirl magazines, and masturbating using a vacuum cleaner. vt.co/animals/stories/sto…
In 1961 Ham the chimpanzee was successfully launched into space which technically means that chimpanzees own the achievement of first Hominid in space. savethechimps.org/the-chi…
Dr. Jane Goodall set herself apart from traditional conventions by naming the animals in her studies of primates instead of assigning each a number. This also led her to develop a close bond with the chimpanzees and to become, to this day, the only human ever accepted into chimpanzee society. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan…
One of the main attractions in North Korean Pyongyang is a female chimpanzee named Azalea who generally goes through about 1 pack of cigarettes a day. nypost.com/2016/10/19/mee…
Michael Jackson's pet chimpanzee, Bubbles, is still alive today, living in the Centre for Great Apes. He's 36 years old. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cen…
Today I learned of Schlitzie, who had the mind of a 3 year old due to birth defects - started as a circus side-show freak, became a film actor, and then was adopted by an on-set chimpanzee trainer en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sch…
Two chimpanzee communities in Gombe Stream National Park fought a war between 1974-1978, in the first recorded war between non-humans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gom…
A chimpanzee community in Gombe National Park split into two factions and went to war with each other from 1974 to 1978. During the war, male chimps would team up to raid neighbouring territories and patrol the borders. If they found a lone chimp they would brutally kill them. futurity.org/chimpanzees-…
In 1931, a scientist tried to teach a baby chimpanzee human behavior by raising it alongside his human son. The chimpanzee never acquired language skills and the experiment was called off when the human baby began imitating the chimpanzee's vocalizations. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gua…
A chimpanzee has been observed wearing a piece of grass into her ear, with no apparent function. After other members of her group started imitating her, researchers realised to be in presence of the first fashion statement observed in other animals. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
There is a documented war among two groups of chimpanzees, known as the "Gombe Chimpanzee War" or the "4 Year War" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gom…
Members of a chimpanzee troop in Senegal have been observed by scientists fashioning tree branches into spears and using them as hunting tools. phys.org/news/2015-04-chi…
Two chimpanzee societies in Tanzania waged a war that lasted for 4 years in 1974 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gom…
The first heart transplant ever used a chimpanzee heart. The heart beat for 60 minutes before failing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boy…
A couple adopted a chimpanzee and which learned to open doors, use keys, get dresses, water the plants, feed the horses, use a computer and drive their car too. But when he was 14 yrs old, he brutally attacked a family friend totally disfiguring her. emadion.it/en/accidents/a…
In 1974 Jane Goodall observed a social rift in a community of chimpanzees turn into a violent 4 year civil war for territory involving kidnapping, rape & murder, changing her perception of chimpanzees, it is known as the β€œGombe Chimpanzee War”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gom…
In 1964 paintings by a chimpanzee were displayed in a Swedish art gallery pseudonym "Pierre Brasau", supposedly an unknown french artist. The paintings were praised by critics, one of which went as far as to say "Pierre is an artist who performs with the delicacy of a ballet dancer." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pie…
Scientists believe human faces have evolved to resemble a chimpanzee's butt. thecut.com/2016/12/scient…
After the USSR launched a dog and the USA launched a chimpanzee into space, France launched a former stray cat named FΓ©licette. One of 14 cats trained for the mission, FΓ©licette was selected because the others were overweight on launch day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FΓ©l…
A chimpanzee named Frodo has impregnated his own mother, killed a human infant, attacked cartoonist Gary Larson, and beat the head of primatologist Jane Goodall so badly, he almost broke her neck. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kas…
In 1990 a man jumped into a Detroit Zoo Chimpanzee enclosure to rescue a drowning chimp youtu.be/eqbclCNRiPo
Today I learned of an event where a small group of Chimpanzees in Gombe, Tanzania killed all males of another group of Chimpanzees and killed or kidnapped their females, later known as the Gombe Chimpanzee War. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gom…
Today I learned of Washoe (chimpanzee), the first non-human to use Amercian Sign Language. When Washoe's caretaker returned to work after a miscarriage, Washoe ignored her. The caretaker then signed "MY BABY DIED", to which Washoe replied "CRY", simulating a tear running down the caretaker's face. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Was…
In 2009 Travis, a 200 pound chimpanzee who could drive and use a computer, mauled a woman while on Xanax and was shot dead by the police. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tra…
In an episode of a trivia game show: 1 vs 100, there was a chimpanzee in the 100. In the first round one person got the question wrong and it wasn't the chimpanzee. youtube.com/watch?v=xXq_g…
Starting in 1974, there was a four year civil war between a group of chimpanzees. Since then, it has been discovered that Chimpanzee societies, in their natural state, often wage war with one another, likely over territory and access to mates. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gom…
That, when Washoe (the first chimpanzee to use sign language) was told that her caretaker's baby had died, she signed "CRY". en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…

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