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|Three of a kind||by jinterwas on Flickr|
- There are currently 264 known living monkey species.
- Apes are not monkeys
- Most monkeys have tails
- Spider monkeys get there names because of their long arms, legs and tail
- The mandrill is the largest type of monkey with male adult weighing up to 35 kg
- Groups of monkeys are known as a tribe , troop or mission
- The pygmy marmoset is the smallest type of monkey
- Some monkeys live on ground while others live in trees
|Le sage||by Photonoumi on Flickr|
- The LOUDEST monkey is the howler monkey.
- Monkeys are intelligent animals.
- Monkeys have no patience
- Monkeys have forward-facing eyes.
- Monkeys can weigh up to 100 pound or 45 kg
- They swing on trees to stay away from predators