Q: What do chimpanzees eat in the wild?
BG: Pretty much anything: fruits, seeds, vegetation, insects and meat. They’re not picky eaters and they spend nearly half of their day doing it.
Q: Where are chimpanzees found?
BG: Twenty-one countries in Equatorial Africa can claim chimpanzees as native. Most commonly, chimps are found in rainforests, but they turn up in other types of forest, too, such as secondary regrowth forests, bamboo forests and swamp forests.
Q: How big do chimpanzees get?
BG: Newborn chimps weigh in at 3 to 4 pounds. When they grow up, males are about 4 feet tall, weighing in at 130-160 pounds. Females are about 3.5 feet tall, and usually weigh 100-130 pounds.