x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends
Kw-logo-smaller

All About Animals :: Monkeys

Do you need some ideas for a school science project? What about animals? Kidzworld is starting a new segment called “All About Animals” and we will be exploring the nature of a particular animal or species every week. This week why don’t we start with everyone’s favorite animal… the monkey!

Monkey Mischief

Evolution of MonkeysEvolution of Monkeys

Monkeys are one of the funniest animals in nature. They are full of curiosity and adventure, mischief and intelligence. A monkey would make a great science project because there are many different species that you could explore, and also, you could study how monkeys evolved into human beings.

Fun Features

Monkey See!Monkey See!

Although most monkeys look the same with their long arms and human-like faces, there are over 250 breeds of this species. Let’s take a look at some of their similar characteristics.

  • Monkeys live in the jungle (mostly tropical rain forests)
  • Monkeys love to eat fruits (like BANANAS), but monkeys eat will anything that smells good... and bad
  • Monkeys are sneaky, and in cities like Bangkok, they will steal food from street vendors, stores and unsuspecting tourists
  • Monkeys have feelings just like humans (Love, Fear, Compassion, Hate)
  • Monkeys nurse and help each other when wounded
  • They hold hands and groom with affection
  • Small monkeys can be kept as pets and trained as they are highly intelligent
  • Larger monkeys are strong, quick, and have claws that can kill

The funniest feature about a monkey is that they enjoy to be BAD! Look at this video of a monkey terrorizing a tiger just for the fun of it. It’s like an extreme sport for them called “Tiger Tail Pulling”.


Side Stories

Monkey Steal!Monkey Steal!

When hunting for food, monkeys work in groups. There is always a leader who gathers food while others stand guard. Monkeys speak a language for alerting danger. They have a word for each dangerous predator:

  • Snake!
  • Tiger!
  • Danger!
  • Ehh… No Danger.

That Little Liar!

Monkeys have been discovered to lie amongst each other. While hunting for food, the leader sometimes finds a treat like an egg. If he wants that egg for himself without sharing with the others, he will yell “TIGER!”. And while his group of hunters retreat into the trees, he has lots of time to kick back and eat the egg all for himself.

Top 3 Favorite Monkeys

Some monkeys are so beautiful, we have to show you their picture. Here are our favorite breeds of monkeys…

Golden Snub Nose Monkey

Douc MonkeyDouc Monkey
Related Stories:

 

24 Comments

Related Stories

Micro_a m
Kidzworld’s All About Animals is going to take a look at Dolphins this week! Dolphins are the fri...
Animals played an important role in Michael Jackson's life. One of his earliest hits was a song c...
With the flick Ant Bully, out, we thought we'd take a closer look at this industrious insect.
Charlene just moved, but it doesn't take long for her to meet the boy who will become her new bes...
See wildlife like caimans, birds, and red howling monkeys, while exploring the uncivilized land o...
F1139430846531

Do You Want a Pet Monkey?

  • Yeah! Curious George would be an awesome pet!
  • Only if it was King Kong.
  • I can't have pets.
  • I'd rather have a cat or dog.

Random In The Forums

CrazyElly
CrazyElly posted in Say Anything:
Do you ever get the feeling that your mum knows all your secrets when she looks at you
reply 38 minutes
Thorvald
Hi Kristi, It sounds like the rules to your assignment are pretty flexible. Which is great when you need some creative wiggle room! My first suggestion, take something you're interested in, like a hobby or a future aspiration, (like you want to win a gold medal in the Olympics, or visit a distant country,) and try to imagine a story with that as the basis. So you can write about yourself and what it might be like, or you can come up with a fictional character. It doesn't have to be realistic! :) Another suggestion, think about a memory or an experience that really stands out in your mind. It can be a happy memory, or not so much. Whatever inspires you, write about that. You can stick true to the experience, or you can take some creative liberties and change it to make the story more interesting. Remember, you can always take inspiration from a short story someone else has written, just don't plagiarize! I hope this helps! I'd love to read whatever you come up with. :)
reply about 3 hours
naruto200
naruto200 posted in Debating:
still team ninja
reply about 6 hours
callme_missright
Laptop
reply about 10 hours
bffeaea
bffeaea posted in Debating:
If you are in team pirate I have a pirate role play that is currently open. :) ;)
reply about 10 hours