WHAT DOES CHIMPANZEE EAT ?
Like humans, chimpanzees are omnivores. That means they eat all sorts of vegetarian food as well as animals. The list of food items is long: fruits, nuts, leaves, plants, mushrooms, flowers, insects, meat and more.Food item Percent Fruit 59,4 Leaves 21,3 Seeds 5,1 Blossoms 4,1 Insects 4,2 Meat 1,4 Other 4,5
Some of these foods they have to prepare before eating. They chew some fruits to form little fruit-balls, called 'wadges', and then dip them in water before sucking out the juice.