Some interesting facts about monkeys for kids include that they live in the jungle, that there are 264 different known species and that monkeys have feelings just like humans. Another interesting fact is that Howler monk... More »

Monkeys are social animals, and frequently engage in play with one another, as well as mutual grooming and non-reproductive sexual activities. This promotes bonds among members of the monkey troop. More »

Monkeys are mammals belonging to the order of primates. There are about 260 species. Monkeys native to the Americas have prehensile tails. Monkeys native to Africa and Asia do not, but they have cheek pouches for storing... 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 »

Some of the most interesting characteristics of monkeys are those that are similar to humans and other primates, such as grasping hands, forward-facing eyes and the ability to express a wide range of emotions. Most speci... More »

Monkeys are mammals belonging to the order of primates. There are about 260 species. Monkeys native to the Americas have prehensile tails. Monkeys native to Africa and Asia do not, but they have cheek pouches for storing... More »

Spider monkeys inhabit the evergreen forests of Central and South America. They are covered with hair everywhere except for their face and a tiny patch of skin at the end of their tails. This patch of skin allows them to... More »

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