The mammalian species Homo Sapien, a bipedal primate closely related to the Chimpanzee and Bonobo, is also known as a Man. they are not an elusive creature, and are widely considered to be the smartest animal on this planet, in close competition with the Bottle-Nosed Dolphin.
Zoos, Animals, People
And yes, Humans are animals. ask any biology teacher out there and they will tell you yes.