Interesting information about monkeys and what you don't know
- Monkeys can count.
Males of the hooded monkey species urinate on themselves to attract females.
- There are 264 species of known monkeys.
- Bonobo monkeys, one of the closest ape species to humans, are naturally bisexual.
- In Malaysia, monkeys are trained to collect coconuts and are used for harvest.
- The pygmy marmoset monkeys that live in the Amazon rainforest are the smallest species of monkeys. Adults vary in size from 12 to 15 centimeters and weigh from 120 to 140 grams.
- The monkeys express their love by cleaning their feathers.
- The monkeys peel before eating bananas.
- In 2011, a monkey in Pakistan was arrested for invading the Indian border.
- There is a restaurant in Japan that serves monkeys.
- A kidnapped kid in Colombia and then abandoned in the forest was raised by monkeys.
- Macaque monkeys enter villages and steal food in many parts of India.
- Hooded monkeys are among the smartest monkeys. They can use tools, learn very quickly and become aware of their own images in the mirror.
- Berber macaques are the only species of monkeys that live in the wild in Europe, with a population of around 300. They are under intense protection, even feeding can result in a fine of $ 800.
- Chimpanzee DNA is 99 percent identical to that of humans. They use tools in chimpanzees, have complex social hierarchies and relationships and can learn sign language.
- Almost all diseases in humans can be transmitted to gorillas.
- The life of chimpanzees and other great monkeys in nature can reach up to 50 years.
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