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Monkeys are only available for adoption from exotic dealers; however, there are many rules and regulations regarding monkey ownership. For example, monkeys are not allowed to be brought over from overseas regardless of w... More »

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While finger monkey is not a scientific term, and can refer to any monkey small enough to hold in one hand, the most common type of monkey called a finger monkey is a pygmy marmoset. Weighing an average of 3.5 ounces and... More »

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The cost of a finger monkey runs anywhere from $1,500 to $5,000. A variety of factors play into the cost of a finger monkey, including the age and health of a particular animal as well as the breeder. More »

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The adoption of baby monkeys is illegal in 30 states and the other states all have regulations, which can make it difficult to keep a baby monkey as a pet. It is also difficult to keep a monkey because most of the states... More »

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Monkeys may be purchased in the United States through breeders and non-profit adoption agencies. Owning a primate as a pet is illegal in some states, and some homeowners' associations prohibit having monkeys. State depar... More »

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Monkeys communicate through visual gestures and movements, sounds and smells. The most common form of communication amongst monkeys is the call, because the thick forest can make it difficult to see or smell other monkey... More »

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