Squirrel Monkeys as Pets
If you want to keep a squirrel monkey as a pet, be prepared to commit a lot of time caring for it. This yellowish-orange creature is highly-active and needs a lot of care.
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Capuchin Monkey Care
Keeping Capuchin monkeys as pets is no walk in the park. This article provides some interesting facts and also a few care-taking instructions regarding these animals.
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Pygmy Marmoset Facts
Knowing some facts about the pygmy marmoset will help you to understand its nature, characteristics, habits, and other features associated with its lifestyle. This article provides some interesting facts.
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Baboon Facts
Read this piece on baboon facts describing the different species of these African and Asian Old World monkeys and their close relatives...
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Capuchin Monkey Habitat
Capuchin monkeys are highly adaptable and hence, can survive almost anywhere. In this Buzzle article, we will learn about their habitat and its influence on their diet and behavior.
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Monkeys as Pets
Keeping a monkey as a pet involves a lot of responsibility. Also, not all breeds of monkeys are suitable as pets. This article provides more information.
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Interesting Facts about Monkeys
The monkey species as we know it today is either Cercopithecoid - The Old World Species, or Platyrrhine - The New World primates. A total of more than 260 species are extant in the modern world, and all of them are distinct in...
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Why Monkeys Don't Make Good Pets
Funny and full of joy, monkeys seem to make great pets. However, that is only a first-glance opinion, because keeping a monkey as a pet is not a good idea in the long term. This article lists the reasons.
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Facts about the Golden Snub-nosed Monkey
Fact about the golden snub-nosed monkey
Golden snub-nosed monkeys are endemic to the temperate forests of China. Buzzle tells you more on this rare species of primates.
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Marmoset Monkey Facts
Don't they look curiously cute with their oblique, almond eyes and soft, fuzzy bodies? Get acquainted with some interesting marmoset monkey here, if primates fascinate you.
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Endangered Monkeys List
Endangered monkeys
We seldom think about monkeys when we talk about endangered animals, but one look at this list of endangered monkeys and you will be surprised to see the number of species that are fighting for their very existence on the planet.
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Facts About Celebes Crested Macaques
Food storage process in celebes crested macaques
Celebes crested macaques can be identified by the characteristic crest on top of their head. They are native to the Sulawesi island of Indonesia, which was earlier known as Celebes. In this Buzzle post, we present some interesting...
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Facts About Mandrills
Fact about mandrill monkey teeth
Mandrills are the largest and the most colorful monkeys in the world. Natives to certain parts of Africa, these monkeys are listed as 'vulnerable'. Here are some interesting mandrill facts.
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Spider Monkey Facts
Fact about spider monkeys
Spider monkeys are 'trapeze artists' of the jungle and can swing between trees at high speed, using their strong, prehensile tail. They are intelligent animals that carefully choose their trees to sleep in. They also show amazing...
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Marmosets as Pets
Fact about neglected marmosets
Marmosets as pets are gaining popularity rapidly today. In accordance to the adorable appeal these creatures have, people are quite enthusiastic about keeping these creatures as pets.
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Squirrel Monkey Facts
Female squirrel monkey bonding
Proportionally, the squirrel monkey has the largest brain of all primates. Its brain mass to body mass ratio is 1:17. There are some rather interesting facts about the squirrel monkey you may have never known!
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Capuchin Monkey Facts
Capuchin monkey facts
Remember the pet monkey 'Marcel' from Friends or 'Spike' in Ace Ventura movies? Yep, that's the capuchin monkey!
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Cute and Funny Pet Monkey Names
Pet monkey names
Owning a pet monkey is not similar to owning a cat or a dog, it requires patience and commitment. Caring for your pet comes with its own set of duties, not to mention the legal repercussions involved. Your pet monkey certainly...
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Facts About Monkeys
Fact about eating habit of monkeys
If a monkey yawns at you, then better let it be because it is most likely that you are making the animal angry. Many people incorrectly consider apes and monkeys to be the same, but that is not true.
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Characteristics of New World Monkeys
Characteristics of New World monkeys
New World monkeys are not differentiated from the Old World species on the basis of geographic range alone. A closer look at the characteristics of New World monkey species and you will realize that they are actually quite...
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Facts About Lion-tailed Macaques You May Not Know
Fact about lion-tailed macaque
The lion-tailed macaque is an Old World monkey that can be identified with its characteristic glossy, black-colored fur and face-framing silver-white mane. This Buzzle write-up lists a few interesting facts about lion-tailed...
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Facts About Proboscis Monkeys You Didn't Know
Fact about Proboscis monkeys
Native to the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia, proboscis monkeys are placed in the category of the Old World monkeys. This Buzzle post provides some interesting facts about the proboscis monkey.
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Facts about Old World Monkeys
Fact about mandrills
Opposable thumbs? Check. Largest monkey in the world? Check. Surviving in snow-clad regions? Check. As you go through facts about Old World monkeys provided by Buzzle, you will realize that there is a lot more to these species...
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Interesting Facts about the Vervet Monkey
Social hierarchy in vervet monkeys
A member of the Old World Monkeys, the vervet monkey is found in south-east Africa. Here are some interesting facts about this small black-faced monkey. They abound in savannas, forests and even lofty mountains, in areas with a...
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Finger Monkeys
Size of a baby finger monkey
The finger monkey is one of the tiniest living primates in the world. Otherwise known as pygmy marmosets, these small monkeys are now raised as exotic pets.
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Howler Monkey Facts
A monkey measuring no more than 30-35 inches, that can howl so loudly that it can be heard for miles. That's the howler monkey for you. Several such interesting facts, make it one of the most popular members of the animal kingdom.
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Types of Monkeys
Pygmy marmoset, with an average body length of 5.5-6.3 inches, is the smallest monkey in the world, while the Mandrill, with an average length of 30-37 inches, is the largest. In between the two, there exist hundreds of species...
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Monkey Facts
Fact about howler monkeys
Did you know that the smallest monkey does not grow more than 5 to 6 inches, whereas, members of the largest species are often mistaken as apes due to their size? Facts about monkeys are just as fascinating as the group of animals...
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Capuchin Monkeys as Pets
The decision of getting Capuchin monkeys as pets, needs to be backed by extensive research and good understanding of the animal and its needs. Monkeys are wild animals and not easy to take care of. Their dynamics is completely...
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Leaf Monkey Facts
Ever heard of leaf monkeys? Strangely enough, the name has nothing to do with their appearance. Read on to know the various aspects associated with these monkeys.
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Spider Monkeys as Pets
Getting a cute little spider monkey home is so exciting! It would be awesome to own a primate! However, is it ethically right to get one as pet? Primates are wild animals and cannot be domesticated. They do not belong in private...
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Monkey Habitat: Where do Monkeys Live?
There are more than 260 extant monkey species known today. The 'Cercopithecoid' or 'Platyrrhine' primate that is a common sight today, belongs to the simian primate groups, smaller and longer-tailed than apes.
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Pygmy Marmoset Diet
Pygmy marmosets are the smallest monkeys in the world with interesting features and adaptations. Read on to know more about the diet of these animals.
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Golden Lion Tamarins
As the name rightly suggests, golden lion tamarins are small monkeys with reddish-golden hair. Here are some interesting facts about this animal.
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Night Monkey Facts
The night monkey is one of the most intriguing mammals that makes its appearance only at night. Since, very less information is available regarding this mammal, research to know more about these mysterious creatures of the dark is...
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What do Monkeys Eat
We know that monkeys love fruits, especially bananas. However, their diet varies according to the species. This article provides information about the eating habits of monkeys.
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Howler Monkey - Loudest Land Animal
The largest of the monkeys categorized as the 'New World Monkeys' and the loudest land animals, howler monkeys range in size from 56 to 92cm. They are native to the dense forests of Central and South America.
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