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Monkeys are non-hominoid simians, generally possessing tails and consisting of about 260 known living species. Many monkey species are tree-dwelling (arboreal), although there are species that live primarily on the ground, such as baboons. Most species are also active during the day (diurnal). Monkeys are generally considered to be intelligent, particularly Old World monkeys.

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Really cute

Contributed by Laura Kathleen

Hilarious Monkey

This monkey has some interesting moves

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Costa Rican Monkey

These guys were all over Costa Rica! Sometimes they'd throw their fruit at your head if they were feeling grumpy. Concussion hazard!

Contributed by Katie Martin

This is easily the cutest thing I've seen today!

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This little guy is so smart!

Contributed by Shayna Rose Horowitz

Monkeys with Moustaches

On my most recent visit to the San Francisco Zoo I saw a monkey that looked like he had a moustache. They're so cute! Now I'm loving looking at moustached monkeys. Here's a roundup of animals with moustaches including the monkey pictured here:

Contributed by Kathryn Vercillo

spider monkey

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pygmy marmoset - world’s smallest monkeys

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