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Monkeys are significant animals for men, as they are the closest “relatives” in nature. Besides keeping some similarities of behavior with the human being, the apes also have a fascinating thing. That’s why there are so many curiosities about these animals.
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We can make a straightforward definition saying that monkeys are the primates that belong to the genus Macaca. The name Mico is given to the species of the genus Cebus, that is, the small monkeys. The sagoes are animals that are usually called monkeys.
There are about two hundred species of monkey. Scientists divide them into two groups – the New World and the Old World. The Old World monkeys are baboons, mandrills, langurs, and colobus. The New World monkeys are marmosets, howler monkeys, spider monkeys, big-bellied monkeys, and nail monkeys.
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Most of the monkeys are arboreal, which means that they live in trees. Few species have a preference for the soil; Gorillas and Mandirs are an example of a species that prefer to inhabit the land.
Old World monkeys are found in Africa and parts of Asia. New World monkeys inhabit the tropical areas of Central and South America. In general, monkeys live on trees in tropical and equatorial forests. Baboons and other species usually live on the ground, in fields, or rocky areas.
Monkeys are intelligent animals with an excellent capacity for solving problems. Almost all species live in flocks. A flock of monkeys usually includes several related females, their young, and at least one male.
Monkeys communicate with each other through facial expressions, body movements, and various noises. Snow monkeys, for example, emit over 25 different sounds. These sounds sound like barking, purring, screaming, pious, and quacking. The low-pitched yells of the apes can be heard at distances of three to five kilometers.
Monkeys usually eat vegetables. Several species eat fruit, flowers, seeds, roots, and leaves. Some types of monkeys also eat eggs of birds, insects, and small animals.