Where Do Monkeys Live?


Quick Answer

Monkeys live in many different countries around the world, including Africa, Japan and India. Monkeys also live in Mexico, South America and Central America.

Continue Reading
Related Videos

Full Answer

The majority of monkeys live in the forested, tropical areas of the world. The primates feed on a variety of foods found in the tropics, including flowers, fruits and insects. Larger primates such as baboons will eat live animals such as rabbits. Monkeys in captivity are often fed herbivorous diets. Unlike some animals, monkeys live in groups and are often found living as families similar to humans. As very social animals, monkeys communicate through noises and facial expressions.

Learn more about Mammals

Related Questions

  • Q:

    Where Do Minks Live?

    A: The American mink lives in forests and near lakes and streams in much of the United States and Canada. It spends much of its time hunting food in the water... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How Long Do Skunks Live?

    A: The lifespan of a skunk in the wild is 2 to 4 years, although skunks in captivity have been recorded living up to 15 years. As many as 90 percent of all ba... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Where Do Rams Live?

    A: Rams, also called male bighorn sheep, live in the Rocky Mountains of North America. Their range extends from Mexico, across the western United States, up i... Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Where Does a Coyote Live?

    A: Coyotes range throughout North and Central America. They live in hollow logs, brush piles and burrows. They dig their own burrows or sometimes take over ot... Full Answer >
    Filed Under: