and easy to readMonkeys are an extremely fascinating species. Here are 10 interesting facts about them:
Monkeys are widely dispersed around the world, except for Australia and Antarctica. They are primates, a group of mammals that includes humans as well.
The smallest monkeys belong to the pygmy marmoset species and they only grow to around 5 inches in length.
The largest species of monkey is the Mandrill, which can weigh up to 77 pounds.
Monkeys are highly social creatures and live in large groups.
Monkeys have excellent eyesight and are able to see color in both the visible and ultraviolet spectrum. Monkeys are known for their intelligence and have been trained to assist with many different tasks.
Monkeys have a variety of methods of communication, including vocalizations, facial expressions, and body language. Monkeys are omnivores and have a varied diet consisting of a combination of fruits, leaves, nuts, insects, and even small vertebrates. Monkeys in the wild normally live between 20 and 45 years.