Chimpanzee, Côte d’Ivoire (USNM 477333)

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USNM 477333

Chimpanzees are great apes and one of our closest living relatives. The Smithsonian Institution’s Division of Mammals (http://vertebrates.si.edu/mammals/) houses many chimpanzees in its scientific collections.

This specimen, USNM 477333 (http://collections.nmnh.si.edu/search/mammals/?irn=7356396), is a female chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) from Côte d’Ivoire. This specimen was collected in 1969 by J. W. Leduc in Niebe. This specimen measured a total length of 720 mm, with a hind tarsus length of 225 mm and an ear notch length of 65 mm.

This is a CT scan of the right navicular of USNM 477333.These three-dimensional scans are made publicly available through the generous support of the Smithsonian 2.0 Fund, provided from the annual gifts of the Smithsonian National Board to the Secretary to use at his discretion (http://smithsonian20.si.edu/fund.html), and the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund.

The main goal of this joint initiative between the Human Origins Program and the Division of Mammals is to make the NMNH's scientific collections of our closest living relatives, the apes, available in 3D for education and research.