A baby monkey is called an "infant." Monkeys and apes are genetically close to humans, so sharing the same names for their young seems appropriate. All animals are given baby names at the time of birth. More »

While there is no standard term for a baby monkey, it is usually referred to as an infant. Baby monkeys are helpless when they are born. In most species of monkey, the mother takes on the parenting duties when the infant... More »

When monkeys are born, the babies are often a totally different color from the parent, helping the monkey community to better identify and care for the offspring. Baby monkeys are virtually helpless, so in order to trave... More »

similar articles

A baby monkey, like a human baby, is called an infant. Newborn monkeys can be classified as either Old World or New World, depending on their location. Old World monkeys are those born in Africa and Asia. Monkeys in Sout... More »

Hand-rearing a baby marmoset is an intensive process that requires constant attention. Mentally and physically prepare yourself for the process. Obtain all of the necessary ingredients and equipment before the baby arriv... More »

There are various regional companies that allow clients to rent monkeys for parties and gatherings, such as Animal Rentals in Chicago, Illinois and Pirates for Parties in Southern California. A website called Gig Masters... More »

The primate commonly referred to as the "red-faced monkey" is known as the red uakari, pronounced "wakari." The small primates live in the Amazon River Basin of South America and prefer flooded rain forests and locations... More »