Japanese macaques, or snow monkeys, live between 41 degrees to 31 degrees North latitude in various areas of Japan. They live the farthest north of any type of monkey on Earth. More »

Japan's Jigokudani Monkey Park is home to a population of wild, native Japanese macaque monkeys, which are often photographed playing in the area's natural hot springs and enjoying the snowfall that occurs several months... More »

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Wild monkeys eat a varied diet that consists of roots, insects, fruits and herbs. Captive monkeys are typically fed a balanced diet of fruits and vegetables, as well as monkey chow, a dry food that is fortified with vita... More »

Monkeys live in habitats around the world, including wooded areas, lush rainforests, savannas and mountain regions. Most monkeys spend their lives primarily in trees, although a few species live only on the ground. They ... More »

Howler monkeys are native to the tropical areas of Central and South America, particularly in the rainforests of places like Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. They spend most of their time in the treetops, rarely venturing t... More »

According to the University of Wisconsin, the life span of monkeys varies by species. The purple-faced leaf monkey is at the lower end with a life expectancy of about eight years. More »

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Spider monkeys live in the upper canopy of the tropical rain forests in Central and South America. They live in the trees of regions with tropical climates and can sometimes be found in Mexico. More »