interesting facts about Monkey


interesting facts about Monkey:

interesting facts about Monkey

Monkey facts 

  • Many "monkeys" species eat a variety of foods such as fruit insects flowers leaves and reptiles

  • Most monkeys have tails

  • Group of monkeys are known as a tribe troop or mission

  • The Pygmy Marmoset is the smallest type of monkey with adult weighing 120 to 140 g

  • The Mandrill is the largest type of Monkey with adult males weighing up to 35 kg

  • Capuchin monkeys are believed to be one of the smartest New World monkey species . They have the ability to use tools learn new skills and slow various signs of self awareness

  • There are currently 265 monkey species

  • Monkeys can be divided into two groups . Old world monkeys that live in Africa and Asia

  • New world monkeys are live in South America

  • A baboon is an example of an old world monkey while a marmoset is an example of a New World monkey

  • Apes are not monkeys

  • Some monkeys live on the ground while other live in trees

  • Spider monkeys get their name because of their long arms legs and tail

  • They monkey is the 9th animal that appears on the Chinese Zodiac appearing as the Zodiac sign in 2006

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