Humans say hello by waving! Did you know white-faced capuchin monkeys say hello to each other by sticking their fingers up each other’s noses? That would be kinda silly if we did that, don’t you think?
- Howler monkeys are the loudest land animals, and can be heard up to 3 miles away.
- Every monkey has it’s own unique finger print just like we do.
- Apes are not considered to be monkeys.
- Monkeys sleep 9.5 hours a day! Ollie’s bedtime is 9 pm and he gets up around 7 am
- Pygmy marmoset monkeys, also sometimes called finger monkeys, are the smallest monkeys in the world.
- Monkey eat a wide range of nuts, seeds, fruits, vegetables, small lizards, and even eggs. Eggs are Ollie’s FAVORITE food and he eats 3 a day.
- The first primate in space was a rhesus monkey, and his name was Albert.
- The Myanmar species sneezes uncontrollably when it rains. Ah Choo–bless you.
- The scientific name for a gorilla is Gorilla gorilla gorilla.
- Squirrel monkeys have over 25 different calls.
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I sure didn’t know how monkey’s greet lol. Love this
So glad that’s not how we greet lol