Chimpanzee Central

We know so much about chimpanzees today thanks to the hard work of animal researchers like Jane Goodall. But, essentially, chimps remain a mystery. Even Jane, who knows chimpanzees better than anyone just about anyone, has said she can only guess at what's going on inside a chimpanzee’s mind. All the same, chimpanzees should be quite familiar to us Homo sapiens: They're complex, social, intelligent, curious, and capable of terrible brutality and astonishing acts that look like altruism.

You can learn much more about these amazing beings here at Chimpanzee Central.

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