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Go Ahead… Monkey Around

Did you know there are 264 known monkey species found on three continents?!

One can easily identify Old and New World monkeys because Old World monkeys don’t have prehensile tails (capable of grasping a limb). Monkeys range in size from the Pygmy Marmoset, at 5–6 inches (15 cm) long from head to tail and 4–5 oz (0.11 to 0.14 kg) in weight, to the male Mandrill, almost 3.3 ft (1 meter) long and weighing 77 pounds (35 kg). Most monkeys are tree-dwellers but some live in grasslands. Monkey live in groups called missions or tribes and have a strict hierarchy. (Live Science)

Go ahead… monkey around!