Primatologists have been studying ape culture and conservation for more than 30 years is and still have much to learn about our "cousins." Much laboratory research is done on chimpanzees, because their DNA is nearly identical to that of humans. Take this quiz to learn more about ape culture and conservation.
What group of mammals includes humans, apes and monkeys?
What other animal has nearly identical DNA to humans?
What scientist studies primates?
Why is the future of apes in the wild uncertain?
How many species of primates are there?
How do scientists divide apes into categories?
What have scientists named the smaller size category of apes?
After humans, what animal is the smartest?
Which member of the great apes most resembles humans in their behavior, anatomy and way of life?
When do chimpanzees reach sexual maturity?
What is the lifespan of a captive chimpanzee?
How do chimpanzees live?
What do chimpanzees eat?
What other ape looks like the chimpanzee?
How do bonobos have similar sexual behavior as humans?
sexual relations for reproduction only
does not have sexual relations for reproduction only
What is the largest primate?
Are orangutans sociable?
Who is the most famous primatologist?
Frans De Waal
Scientists in the 1980s discovered chimpanzees using tools to do what?
crack open nuts
What is the greatest threat to wild ape populations today?