Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.-Malcom de Chazal
- 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.
- Most monkeys have tails.
- Groups of monkeys are known as a ‘tribe’, ‘troop’ or ‘mission’.
- Monkeys can understand written numbers and can even count.
- Scientists observed female monkeys teaching their young how to floss their teeth.
- The fastest primate on is the Patas monkey. It can reach speeds of 34 miles per hour.
- Baboons have a “language” of more than 30 sounds. They communicate through actions such as shrugging and lip smacking, too.
Monkeys are a symbol of GOOD LUCK