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   Real fun monkey trivia for the kids from Science Kids
  • There are currently 264 known monkey species.
  • A baboon is an example of an Old World monkey, while a marmoset is an example of a New World monkey.
  • Apes are not monkeys.
  • Some monkeys live on the ground, while others live in trees.
  • Different monkey species eat a variety of foods, such as fruit, insects, flowers, leaves and reptiles.
  • Groups of monkeys are known as a tribe, troop or mission
  • The Pygmy Marmoset is the smallest type of monkey, with adults weighing between 120 and 140 grams.
  • The Mandrill is the largest type of monkey, with adult males weighing up to 35 kg.
  • Capuchin monkeys are believed to be one of the smartest New World monkey species. They have the ability to use tools, learn new skills and show various signs of self-awareness.
  • Spider monkeys get their name because of their long arms, legs and tail.


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