All items sold on this website are replicas and are 1:1 scale unless stated otherwise. All Bone Clones® products are made in the USA. No real/natural bone is available on this site.    

Product Info


Professors / Educators: If you would like to build a list to send to your procurement department, or to us at, use the "Add to Wishlist" button on the right. Once you've finished adding items, go to your wishlist, and use the    button in the upper-right to email it.
Chimpanzee Right Hand (Life Cast)
LC-23 $183.00

Chimpanzee hands are characterized by four long curved fingers and an opposable thumb (also known as a pollex), making it possible for skillful manipulation of objects. This dexterity is of great importance in the survival activities of the primate namely in climbing vegetation, grasping and holding food, holding offspring and making tools. Chimpanzees engage in quadrupedal knuckle-walking, where the fingers are curled up into a fist and the dorsal aspect of the fingers makes contact with the ground. In most primates, the distal tips of the fingers are covered with flat nails and the palmer (the palm side) surface of the hands is covered with dermatoglyphics (fingerprints). Please see our life casts of other primate hands, including a human, LC-17.

We are grateful to the Philadelphia Zoo for the opportunity to produce these pieces.

Conservation Status: Endangered


Scientific Name Catalogue # Size Price
Pan troglodytes LC-23 8 ½" L x 4 ½" W $183.00
TOTAL 183.00