Interesting facts about grivets

The grivet also known as African green monkey and savannah monkey is an Old World monkey. The scientific name for this monkey is Chlorocebus aethiops. Some authorities consider this and all of the members of the genus Chlorocebus to be a single species, Cercopithecus aethiops. The grivet is is found in Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti and … Read more

Interesting facts about tamarins

The tamarins are squirrel-sized New World monkeys. There are more than 30 species of tamarins. They range from southern Central America through central South America, where they are found in northwestern Colombia, the Amazon basin, and the Guianas. These tiny primates are found tropical rainforests and open forest areas. The lifespan for tamarins is from … Read more

Interesting facts about monkeys

Monkeys are furry animals with long, fur-covered tails and hands with thumbs. There are more than 260 different species of monkeys in the world. Monkeys are often divided into old world monkeys and new world monkeys, depending on where they live in the world. The New World monkeys live in the Americas, while Old World … Read more