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This is a list of apes of encyclopedic interest. It includes individual non-human apes (chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans and gibbons) who are in some way famous or notable. Families Hylobatidae Hominidae †Proconsulidae †Dryopithecidae †Oreopithecidae Apes are the members of the Hominoidea superfamily of primates, which includes humans. ... Type species Simia troglodytes Blumenbach, 1775 distribution of Species Pan troglodytes Pan paniscus Chimpanzee, often shortened to chimp, is the common name for the two extant species in the genus Pan. ... Type species Troglodytes gorilla Savage, 1847 distribution of Gorilla Species Gorilla gorilla Gorilla beringei The gorilla, the largest of the living primates, is a ground-dwelling omnivore that inhabits the forests of Africa. ... Type species Simia pygmaeus Linnaeus, 1760 Orangutan distribution Species Pongo pygmaeus Pongo abelii The orangutans are two species of great apes known for their intelligence and their long arms and reddish-brown hair. ... Genera Hylobates Hoolock Nomascus Symphalangus Gibbons are the small apes that are grouped in the family Hylobatidae. ...


Note: This list does not include monkeys, which are related to apes, nor fictional apes (see Related Topics), nor humans (who are considered apes by modern biologists, but are listed separately). Approximate worldwide distribution of monkeys. ... Human beings are defined variously in biological, spiritual, and cultural terms, or in combinations thereof. ...

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Ape actors

Ape actors also appear in the movies Going Ape! (1981), Ed (1996), MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000), and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001). The Jungle Book (official title is Disneys Rudyard Kiplings The Jungle Book) is a 1994 film, by Disney, loosely based on the Mowgli stories in The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. ... Monkey World Logo A Ring-tailed lemur from the walkthrough Monkey World is a 65-acre (0. ... Dorset (pronounced DOR-sit or [dɔ.sət], and sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the south-west of England, on the English Channel coast. ... Cheeta making his second appearance in a Tarzan film. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... ... 1914 Edition of Tarzan of the Apes Tarzan, a fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, first appeared in the 1912 novel Tarzan of the Apes, and then in twenty-three sequels. ... Doctor Dolittle is a 1967 musical film which tells the story of a doctor who learns from his pet parrot to talk to animals. ... Sir Reginald Carey Rex Harrison (b. ... Species Manis gigantea Manis temmincki Manis tricuspis Manis tetradactyla Manis crassicaudata Manis pentadactyla Manis javanica Pangolins are mammals with large scales on their skins which can be found in parts of Africa and Asia. ... Clint Eastwood (born Clinton Eastwood, Jr. ... Every Which Way But Loose is a 1978 U.S. motion picture, released by Warner Brothers, produced by Robert Daley and directed by James Fargo. ... Any Which Way You Can is a 1980 comedy movie, starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, William Smith, and Ruth Gordon. ... Delicatessen (1991) is a French black comedy by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro, starring Dominique Pinon. ... Robot dog refers to a robot in the shape of a dog, or one which has other canine characteristics (such as a barking dog burglar alarm activated by disturbance of an infra-red beam). ... Daggit is the name of a breed of robot dog owned by Boxey (Noah Hathaway) in the Pilot movie and the original TV series Battlestar Galactica. ... Battlestar Galactica is an American science fiction television series, produced in 1978 by Glen Larson and starring Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch and Dirk Benedict. ... J. Fred Muggs (b. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... David Cunningham Garroway (July 13, 1913 – July 21, 1982, suicide) was the founding host of NBCs Today from 1952 to 1961, whose easygoing, relaxed and relaxing style belied a battle with depression that may have contributed to the end of his days as a television bigtimer and, in due... The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Today, commonly referred to as The Today Show to avoid ambiguity, is an American morning news and talk show airing weekday mornings on the NBC television network. ... Return to Me is a romantic movie rated PG. Return to Me was directed by Bonnie Hunt and starred David Duchovny as Bob and Minnie Driver as Grace. ... Minnie Driver (born Amelia Fiona J. Driver on 31 January 1971) is an Academy award nominated English actress and singer-songwriter, born in London to Ronnie Driver and his wife Gaynor. ... David William Duchovny (born August 7, 1960) is a Golden Globe Award-winning American television and film actor perhaps best known for his role as Fox Mulder on The X-Files. ... Lincoln Park is a 1,200 acre (4. ... CNBC (an abbreviation for the Consumer News and Business Channel[2], its official name until 1991) is a group of cable and satellite television business news channels from the U.S., owned and operated by NBC Universal. ... Dennis Miller Live was a weekly talk show on Home Box Office, hosted by comedian Dennis Miller. ... Monk is an Emmy Award winning television show about the private detective Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub), afflicted by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and multiple phobias. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Bedtime for Bonzo is a 1951 comedy film directed by Frederick De Cordova. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan, GCB (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Bonzo Goes to College (1952) is the sequel to Bedtime for Bonzo. ... Project X was a 1987 film produced by Walter F. Parkes and Lawrence Lasker and directed by Jonathan Kaplan. ... 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Directed by: Ken Kwapis Written by: John Hopkins (story) Plot Summary: The Majestic Hotel is a 5 star luxurious establishment, and Manager Robert Grant is devoted to keeping his guests happy. ... Ed is a 1996 comedy film starring Matt LeBlanc. ... Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) is a film written by, directed and starring Kevin Smith, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of characters and settings that developed out of his cult favorite Clerks. ...


Ape artists

Cheeta making his second appearance in a Tarzan film. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Palm Springs is a famed Riverside County, California, desert resort city, approximately 110 miles east of Los Angeles. ... Koko (born July 4, 1971, in San Francisco, California) is the name of a gorilla trained by Dr. Francine Penny Patterson and other scientists at Stanford University to communicate with more than 1,000 signs based on American Sign Language, and understand approximately 2,000 words of spoken English. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that ASL Grammar be merged into this article or section. ... Michael (b March 17, 1973, Cameroon, Africa - d. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that ASL Grammar be merged into this article or section. ...

Scientific apes

Ai (born in 1976) is a female chimpanzee currently living at the Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University (acronym KUPRI). ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University was established in 1967 as the first Japanese national research center for the study of primates. ... The Clocktower Kyoto University (Japanese: 京都大学, Kyōto Daigaku; abbreviated to 京大, Kyōdai) in Kyoto, Japan, is the second oldest university and one of the leading research universities in the country. ... Chantek Chantek (born December 17, 1977, at the Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center in Atlanta, Georgia) is a male orangutan who has mastered the use of a number of intellectual skills, including sign language, taught by anthropologist Dr. Lyn Miles. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Chimpanzee Genome Project is an effort to determine the DNA sequence of the genome of the closest living human relatives. ... Enos being prepared for insertion into the Mercury-Atlas 5 capsule in 1961. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jane Goodall Dame Jane Goodall DBE Ph. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Gary Larson is the creator of The Far Side, a (sometimes subdivided) single-panel comic strip which appeared in many newspapers for fourteen years until Larsons retirement January 1, 1995. ... Ham fitted into a special biopack couch prior to flight. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Kanzi (born October 23, 1980), a bonobo, is one of the most most famous and accomplished linguistic apes, in research led by E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Koko (born July 4, 1971, in San Francisco, California) is the name of a gorilla trained by Dr. Francine Penny Patterson and other scientists at Stanford University to communicate with more than 1,000 signs based on American Sign Language, and understand approximately 2,000 words of spoken English. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Lucy was a chimpanzee owned by the Institute for Primate Studies in Oklahoma. ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma founded in 1890. ... Nim Chimpsky (November 21, 1973 – March 10, 2000) was a chimpanzee who was the subject of an extended study of animal language acquisition (codenamed 6. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Avram Noam Chomsky (Hebrew :אברם נועם חומסקי Yiddish: אברם נועם כאמסקי) , Ph. ... Nyota (born 1998) is a Bonobo. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Oliver is a chimpanzee who was once promoted as a missing link due to his bipedal walk. ... Panzee and Panbanisha are two apes with whom research is being carried out in the United States. ... Sultan, one of the brightest of the early chimpanzees used for psychological research, was tested by Gestalt psychologist Wolfgang Köhler. ... Washoe Washoe is a chimpanzee, currently living at the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute (CHCI) at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. ...

Zoo apes

  • Binti Jua — gorilla who saved a human boy in 1996
  • Bokito (born 1996) — silverback gorilla that escaped the Blijdorp Zoo on May 18, 2007 and injured a woman
  • Charlie the Chimp — chimpanzee in a South African Zoo who smokes and can walk upright
  • Colo (born 1956) — first gorilla born in captivity
  • Copito de Nieve aka "Snowflake" (1964-2003) — only albino gorilla known to have existed; most famous resident of the Barcelona Zoo
  • Fifi — Matriarch of the chimpanzees at Sydney's Taronga Zoo, died on July 19, 2007 at age 60
  • Jambo (1961-1992) — gorilla who cared for a boy in who fell into his enclosure
  • Massa (1930-1984) — silverback, longest lived gorilla ever recorded, died at age 54
  • Max (1971-2004) — gorilla in the Johannesburg Zoo who famously apprehended a criminal in 1997, getting shot twice in the process
  • Sebastian — former resident of the animal orphanage near Nairobi National Park, Kenya. Famous for smoking and not requiring a cage
  • Willie B. (1959-2000) — silverback gorilla kept in isolation for 27 years, became head of a troop and father of five
  • Yeroen — chimpanzee at the Arnhem Zoo, star of de Waal's "Chimpanzee Politics"

Binti Jua is a Western Lowland Gorilla female in the Brookfield Zoo, in Brookfield, Illinois, outside of Chicago. ... Bokito Bokito (Berlin, March 14, 1996) is a male Western Gorilla that lives in Diergaarde Blijdorp, a zoo in the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Diergaarde Blijdorp (Official Stichting Koninklijke Rotterdamse Diergaarde) is a zoo in the northwestern part of Rotterdam, one of the oldest zoos in the Netherlands. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Colo was the first gorilla born in captivity, December 1956, at the Columbus Zoo. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Type species Troglodytes gorilla Savage, 1847 distribution of Gorilla Species Gorilla gorilla Gorilla beringei The gorilla, the largest of the living primates, is a ground-dwelling omnivore that inhabits the forests of Africa. ... Floquet de Neu (c. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Albinism is a genetic condition resulting in a lack of pigmentation in the eyes, skin and hair. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (City of Counts) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Giraffes in front of Sydneys skyline. ... is the 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Press clipping of the Levan Merritt - Jambo news Jambo was a celebrated gorilla housed at Jersey Zoo. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Massa (1930-30 December 1984) was the longest lived gorilla ever recorded at 54 years. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Max the famous crime fighting Mountain Gorilla was born on March 6, 1971 in Germanys famous Frankfurt Zoo and died May 5, 2004 at the Johannesburg Zoo. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Johannesburg Zoo is a zoo in Johannesburg, South Africa. ... Nairobi National Park is 117 km² but is only a few km from the centre of Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya. ... Willie B watching over his family at Zoo Atlanta Willie B. was a silverback Gorilla who lived at Zoo Atlanta for 39 years, from 1961 until his death in February of 2000. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Burgers Zoo in Arnhem is one of the biggest zoos in the Netherlands. ... Frans B.M. de Waal, PhD (b. ...

Circus apes

Gargantua was a captive gorilla who became well-known because of his association with the Ringling Brothers circus. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... P. T. Barnum (July 5, 1810 – April 7, 1891), American showman is best remembered for his entertaining hoaxes and for founding the circus that eventually became Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. ... In 1931, Mrs. ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Ape politicians

Animals as electoral candidates have been found in a number of countries. ... Location of Rio de Janeiro Coordinates: , Country Brazil Region Southeast State Rio de Janeiro Government  - Mayor César Maia (Democrats) Area  - City 1,260 km²  (486. ... This is a list of mayors of Rio de Janeiro from the most recent See also: mayors in Brazil. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Cesar Epitácio Maia (born July 18, 1945) is the current mayor of Rio de Janeiro and will possibly be a candidate for the presidency of Brazil in 2006. ...

Pet apes

Bubbles the chimpanzee was rescued by pop star Michael Jackson from a cancer research clinic in Texas in 1985. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), often known simply as Elvis and also called The King of Rock n Roll or simply The King, was an American singer, musician and actor. ...

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