Definition of 'chimp'
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Meanwhile chimps and humans are awash in it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Men are somewhere in between, but closer to gorillas than chimps. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Humans and chimps split apart from a shared ancestor that lived about 8m years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He maintains the key to success is managing the inner chimp of fear, emotion and irrational thoughts. The Sun (2014)I have seen many captive chimps who eagerly look forward to learning and being tested. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But not the inner chimp. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was a young chimp who was just on the cusp of joining the gang and they didn't want him as part of it. The Sun (2013)One gesture - holding out an open hand to beg - was common to chimps and humans. The Sun (2007) Humans and chimps shared a common relative 7-8 million years ago who lived in Africa. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The young male chimps, by contrast, used the sticks as toys. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Of the 116 chimps seen crossing the road, only nine did not look left and right first. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What has happened subsequently, though, has been the sign of a player losing out against his inner chimp. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What does a 1.6 per cent difference in DNA between humans and chimps mean? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The case will hinge on chimps and humans differing in their genetic make-up by only a TINY percentage. The Sun (2007) Young male chimps, by contrast, appeared more likely to use the sticks in aggressive attacks on others more often than their female counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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