All About Monkeys
Monkeys today are a member of two of the three groups of simian primates, the New World monkeys and the
Some distinguishing features between New World and Old World monkeys include the tail, where most New World monkeys have prehensile tails while
Monkeys are a very diverse family of species, ranging in size from the 5-6 inch Pygmy Marmoset, to the adult male Mandrill, which can reach a size of up to 3 feet. Some monkeys spend the majority if their lives in treetops, while others call flatter savannas and grasslands home. Most monkeys survive of a diet of fruit, leaves, nuts, berries, eggs, insects and occasionally other smaller animals.