Answer the following questions based on the reading from Chapter 5, the websites, and the gorilla video. Try your best to summarize the information and write what you have learned in your own words. Any text that you directly copy needs to be in quotation marks. You should number your answers to correspond with the question numbers . Answer in full sentences and make sure to DESCRIBE when asked to do so.
Please submit your answers directly into the submission box. To avoid losing any of your work due to technical problems, I strongly suggest that you record your answers in a word or text file and then paste them into the submission box when you are finished.
NOTE: As there are only 5 questions, you should provide DETAILED answers for full credit. Each answer should be a minimum of 1-2 paragraphs long.
In what part of Africa do Gorillas live? Describe the physical, ecological, and behavioral characteristics of gorillas, using information from your textbook and the web reading.
Film Notes: Watch and take notes on the ~20 minute gorilla documentary. Type up your “film notes” as your answer to this question.
In what part of Africa do Chimpanzees live? Describe the physical, ecological, and behavioral characteristics of chimpanzees, using information from your textbook and the web reading.
In what part of Africa do Bonobos live? Describe the physical, ecological, and behavioral characteristics of bonobos, using information from your textbook and the web reading.
Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between bonobos and chimpanzee in terms of their a) physical features, b) habitat and ecological characteristics, and c) behavior.
Chapter 5, sections “Gorilla of Africa”, “Pan of Africa”, “Homo” (p. 30-32)
You will be graded using the following rubric:
A 90-100% Outstanding work with thorough, detailed, and clearly written answers
Mountain Gorillas (22 min):