PRIMATES: THE APES

Meet the gibbons, orangutans, chimpanzees and gorillas. These are the apes: The largest and smartest of the primates. Oh, did I mention humans are included in that crazy ape bunch?

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Vocabulary List

  • Omnivorous: Feeding on both plants and animals
  • Alpha male: The dominant male in the group
  • Brachiating: Swinging through the trees by means of the arms
  • Silverback: Gorilla male (usually the alpha) whose back has turned gray