Information about monkeys-13 things you didn’t know

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15 funny things about monkeys you didn't know

Monkeys range in size from the pygmy marmoset, which can be as small as 117 millimetres (4.6 in) with a 172-millimetre (6.8 in) tail and just over 100 grams (3.5 oz) in weight, to the male mandrill, almost 1 metre (3.3 ft) long and weighing up to 36 kilograms (79 lb). Some are arboreal (living in trees) while others live on the savanna; diets differ among the various species but may contain any of the following: fruit, leaves, seeds, nuts, flowers, eggs and small animals (including insects and spiders).
In this article you gone find out 13 funny things about monkeys : 

1.

Monkeys can count.

 
 

2.

Capuchin Male Monkeys urinate on themselves to attract a mate.

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3.

The bonobo monkey, the closest relative to humans, is naturally bisexual.

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4.

Monkeys are trained and employed as harvesters of large coconut plantations in Malaysia and Thailand.

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5.

Scientists have discovered that monkeys are susceptible to optical illusions, just like humans.

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6.

In 2011, a monkey was arrested in Pakistan for crossing the border with India.

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7.

There's a restaurant in Japan using monkeys as waiters.

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8.

Capuchin monkeys show biases against humans who deny help to others.

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9.

Yoda, from Star Wars, was almost played by a monkey.

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10.

A Colombian woman was raised by monkeys after being kidnaped and abandoned in the jungle as a child.

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11.

Monkey brains are eaten as a delicacy in parts of China, South Asia and Africa.

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12.

Monkeys floss their teeth.

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13.

The annual Monkey Buffet Festival in Thailand provides food and drink to the local monkey population, more than 2000, thanking them for drawing tourists to the town.

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