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Conservation Status

The IUCN¹ Red List which assesses all species in terms of their risk of extinction, classes the chimpanzee as Endangered, and ‘facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild in the near future.’

1International Union for Conservation of Nature

Population decline

1900 – 1.5 million exist

1995 – 200,000

2007 – just 150,000; IUCN status: ‘Endangered’


Appendix I

²Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
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