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What Do Snow Monkeys Eat

What Do Snow Monkeys Eat   Snow monkeys and hot springs. In the Japanese Jigokudani valley, these two blend perfectly together. And that cannot be taken seriously. Because look … Japan’s Jigokudani Monkey Park is known for its green forests, wild waterfalls and meditating wellness monkeys. Meditating wellness monkeys yes. Because the Monkey Park is …

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Old World Vs New World Monkeys

Old World Vs New World Monkeys   After Christopher Columbus discovered America, it was called the New World, and all landmasses east of the Atlantic Ocean were called the Old World. After that, the two adjectives new world and old world were used to refer the fauna of those two regions of the world accordingly. Native primates …

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What Eats Monkeys in Rainforest

What Eats Monkeys in Rainforest Many of the animals that occur in the rainforest are endemic species, that is, they only exist in 1 place on the earth. They cannot be found anywhere else and that makes them extra special. In addition, we find a great diversity of animals in the tropical rainforests, a good …

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Howler Monkey

Howler Monkey There are 9 different species of howler monkey, spread across the tropical jungles of South America. The howler monkey is one of the largest species of monkeys found in South America with some howler monkeys growing to nearly one meter in length. Despite their large size, howler monkeys weigh less than 10 kg, allowing them to move through the tall trees with more agility and howler monkeys let monkeys hang from …

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Do Monkey Really like Bananas

Do Monkey Really like Bananas In recent years you may have heard this story about an experiment with the five monkeys. Five monkeys are put in a cage. In the middle of the cage is a ladder, above which a banana hangs. As is well known, monkeys love bananas, so it won’t be long before the first monkey …

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Monkey with a Red Nose

Monkey with a Red Nose   If you thought you already knew big-nosed people in your family, think again. The proboscis monkey is only exceptional in the monkey family. His nose can grow up to 15 centimeters long, sometimes hanging over his mouth. Strangely enough, it is used to attract females. Unfortunately, the probosci’s monkey is on the list of …

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Monkeys

Monkeys There are about 180 species of monkeys in the world. They come in all sizes. The smallest monkey is the Pygmy Ostrich. It weighs about sixty grams. That’s as much, or as little, as twenty sugar cubes! The largest monkey is the mandrill. He has a brown coat, but his face and buttocks are red with blue. Most monkeys live …

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Do Monkeys have Opposable Thumbs?

Do Monkeys have Opposable Thumbs?   Prehistoric hominids were given opposable thumbs at least six million years ago. This is remarkable, because the oldest evidence that hominids made objects out of stone is 2.6 million years old. It seems that hominids first developed fine motor skills and only then used them. Scientists found a small fossil thumb …

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