factoids from Paw Prints


snow monkey

Snow Monkey (Japanese Macaque)
The snow monkey is the most northern-living non-human primate.

spider monkey

Black Spider Monkey
Spider monkeys, like this young one seemingly caught by surprise in Bolivia's Madidi National Park, are dependent on their mothers for about ten weeks after birth. [Photo source: animals.nationalgeographic.com]

rhesus monkey

Rhesus Macaque
The Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta), often called the Rhesus Monkey, is one of the best known species of Old World monkeys.

  • Monkeys can't be housebroken...at least not so far.
  • Monkeys are neither right-pawed or left-pawed. Almost all other animals show signs of a right or left preference.
  • Animal trainers report that almost all monkeys hate women.
  • Monkeys give birth at night.
  • Monkeys don't have fleas. When they groom each other, they're picking salt clusters out of each other's fur.

From the Paw Prints Factoids Archives

Anecdotes | Quotes | Jokes | Factoids | Site Search | Mailing List | Contact Us | Site Map
Paw Prints Home

follow us on twitter

  |  Digg  Delicious  Facebook  MySpace  Twitter  Share