Monkeys oh oh ah ah - Chloe Stewart - Síomha Heekin 4 th Class
Monkeys There are about 260 known living species of monkey Many just live in trees Some species live mostly on the ground such as baboons Monkeys are generally considered to be intelligent Unlike apes, monkeys usually have tails
Monkeys Monkeys range in size from –14cm to 1metre –120 grams to 35 kilograms Their diets differ but usually contain any of the following: –fruit, leaves, seeds, nuts, flowers, eggs and small animals (including insects and spiders).
Monkeys Some things that Monkeys Are Used For: –Kept as pets. –Used in laboratories –Used on space missions –Used to Help Disabled People –They can be considered pests that attack tourists (in African countries) –Sometimes the monkey can be considered mischief- makers
Monkeys Monkey brains are eaten in South East Asia, China, and Africa In some religions the eating of monkeys is forbidden Monkeys are sometimes eaten in parts of Africa, where they can be sold as "bush meat"