|phylum||Chordata||Chimpanzees, sometimes colloquially chimp, are two extant hominid species of apes in the genus Pan:
Chimpanzees are members of the Hominidae family, along with gorillas, humans, and orangutans. Chimpanzees split from the human branch of the family about four to six million years ago. The two Pan species split only about one million years ago. For more information, visit the Wikipedia entry.
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