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Monkey

General

Monkeys are known to be dry nosed primates that are known to possess long tails. They are available in a number of species they dwell in trees as well as on the grounds. There are about 260 kinds of monkey species on Earth.

Monkeys are known to be one of the most intelligent mammals on earth who resemble human beings. There are two kinds of money- the New World Monkeys and the South and Central America and Old World monkeys. Some monkeys have tails while some monkeys do not have tails.

Characteristics

Monkeys have the fastest reproduction system among all other apes.

Monkeys have the fastest reproduction system among all other apes.

Monkeys are known to be active in daylight and sleep at night. They can differ in sizes, the small monkeys ranging from 117 millimeters in size with a 172 millimeters tail and weighs 100 gms. The male monkeys are around 1 meter length and 36 kg weight at full maturity. Both the monkeys look different. However, they look similar in the nose, cheeks and the rump structure. Tail fewer monkeys like baboons and Chimpanzees are known as apes. Monkeys are known to an animal of worship in various countries as well. New world monkeys are dichromatic or dichromatic, but the old world monkeys are dichromatic.

Distribution

Monkeys are found all across the world, the most being, Asia and Africa. Some monkeys are also found in South and Central America. They resemble a human being in features as well as in behavior and character.

Monkeys have a large number of species around the globe. And according to the studies, they have around 210 different species in total.

Monkeys have a large number of species around the globe. And according to the studies, they have around 210 different species in total.

Diet

A monkey feeds on fruits and seeds. Some moneys also feed on nuts, eggs, flowers and their seeds, as well as small animals and insects like spiders and small insects that live on trees. Moneys are totally vegetarian animals, their favorite fruit being the banana and the papaya.

Reproduction

A monkey is a mammal that reproduces like a human being. They have a very fast reproductive cycle compared to apes.

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