The majority of monkey species are omnivores, and while they do eat meat, they prefer seeds and fruit. While most monkeys mainly feed on insects, vegetation and bark, Capuchin monkeys eat small mammals and reptiles. More »

People often think of a monkey as a happy animal that swings in the trees, but monkeys have a number of predators that like the meat they provide. Cougars and leopards are among the large jungle cats that prey on monkeys... More »

Monkeys are omnivores, meaning they eat both plant materials and animals in the jungle; however, the diet of most species includes far more foods from plants than from animals. In the wild, baboons are observed occasiona... More »

Squirrel monkeys primarily eat insects and fruit, but they occasionally supplement their diet with small vertebrates, nectar, flowers, buds and seeds. Squirrel monkeys prefer to go after stationary insects; grasshoppers ... More »

Monkeys are omnivores, meaning they eat both plant materials and animals in the jungle; however, the diet of most species includes far more foods from plants than from animals. In the wild, baboons are observed occasiona... More »

Spider monkeys are omnivores that typically feed on fruits, leaves, nuts and spiders. Some also eat honey, bird eggs or bark. They spend the majority of their time in the tops of trees, and this is where they acquire the... More »

Capuchin monkeys are omnivores that eat fruits, nuts, seeds, buds, insects, spiders, birds' eggs and small vertebrates. Capuchin monkeys that live near water also eat crabs and shellfish by cracking their shells open wit... More »