The lifespan of a monkey is between 10 and 50 years, depending on the species. For example, a woolly monkey typically lives almost 26 years, while a mitered leaf monkey has a natural life of about 16 years. On average, t... More »

The milestones in the life cycle of a spider monkey are birth, juvenile, young adult, adult and death. Babyhood lasts two years before a spider monkey becomes a juvenile. The length of their lives depends largely on the ... More »

The basic life cycle of a monkey is gestation, babyhood and adulthood, but the length of each of these steps varies based on the type of monkey being described. Monkey gestation can take four to eight months, and monkeys... More »

According to the San Diego Zoo, the lifespan of a monkey is 10 to 50 years, depending on the species. Monkeys living in the wild have shorter lifespans due to disease and other factors. More »

The number of chromosomes a monkey has depends on the species of monkey. The Rhesus monkey has 42 chromosomes, while the Capuchin monkey has 54 chromosomes and the squirrel monkey has 44. Monkeys, such as the silky marmo... More »

Monkey predation depends on the species of monkey and the area to which it is indigenous. The predators that target monkeys in the rainforest, for example, include crocodiles, big cats, caimans and snakes. More »

Although each of the world’s seven spider monkey species exhibits slight differences in their ecology, they all occupy similar places in their local food chains. In general, spider monkeys are omnivorous creatures of the... More »