Monkeys make many different types of sounds when they communicate and can make noises that sound anything like a bark to a roar. The different sounds have different purposes, including warding off predators, social commu... More »

A monkey's niche refers to how a particular monkey species works in a community or ecosystem, which is usually determined through the process of natural selection. There are numerous different species of monkeys, each wi... More »

Howler monkeys have few enemies, though young howler monkeys are vulnerable to the harpy eagle. The biggest threat to the howler monkey is humans. Local tribes hunt them for food, and they are often exported as pets. More »

The proboscis monkey is characterized by a pot belly and an unusually large, bulbous nose that scientists believe helps amplify its sounds during reproduction and danger. While the nose of the male hangs down over its mo... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Monkeys

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 »

A female monkey is just called a female. Although gender-specific terms apply to a wide variety of other animals, monkeys are simply referred to by the words male and female. 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 »