Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee – Pan troglodytes. An ape in the family Hominidae. Our closest genetic relative sharing 98% of our DNA.

There are four accepted subspecies of chimpanzee:

  • Central chimpanzee – P. t. troglodytes
  • Western chimpanzee – P. t. verus
  • Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee – P. t. ellioti
  • Eastern chimpanzee – P. t. schweinfurthii

 

Eastern Chimpanzee – Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii: