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Wild Animals (Not commonly kept as pets)

Monkey

Monkeys climbing up a tree

Monkeys in Mexico

These monkeys were coming down the tree one at a time in a single-file line. One by one they would cross the street and go up a tree on the other side. Sounds like something out of a child's story book; some of these story books are not so far off after all!

Monkey hanging on a tree by its tail preparing to jump

This monkey is about to jump!

The right side of a Monkey walking across grass

Monkey in Mexico

The right side of a Monkey that is standing on a sidewalk

Monkey in Mexico

The right side of a Monkey walking across a sidewalk

Monkey in Mexico

Primate Fun Facts

The saki is a monkey that lives in South America.

The proboscis monkey is named for its long nose.

Lemur monkeys can only be found living in the wild in Madagascar.

The chimpanzee is not a monkey, but an ape.

Two Monkeys are eating fruit on a bench with a fence behind them

© Michael Van Den Heever 2001 April, Monkeys on bench, South Africa

A Monkey sitting on the back of a bench with a piece of fruit to the left of it and a fence behind it

© Michael Van Den Heever 2001 April, Monkeys on bench, South Africa

Two Monkeys are eating fruit on a bench with a fence behind them. One has its back turned to the away.

©Michael Van Den Heever 2001 April, Monkeys on bench, South Africa

Two monkeys are sitting on a metal fence and one monkey is sitting on the ground in front of a person.

Indonesia—feeding the cheeky monkeys some nuts. Photo courtesy Leanne Wright, England.

Two monkeys are sitting on a metal fence and there is a person standing across from them with his hand in a bag.

Indonesia—feeding the cheeky monkeys some nuts. Photo courtesy Leanne Wright, England.

A Monkey sitting in leaves

In the jungles of Indonesia. Photo courtesy Leanne Wright, England.

An Orangutan is standing in between two trees

In the Jungles of Indonesia. Photo taken by Leanne Wright, England.

Close Up -An Orangutan is standing in between two trees

Swinging in the trees in the jungles of Indonesia. Photo courtesy Leanne Wright, England.