Cool Monkey Facts
1. Male monkeys go bald just as men do.
2. In 2005, a research team taught a group of monkeys how to use money. Soon thereafter, the monkeys were soliciting/practicing prostitution.
3. Monkeys have tails; apes do not.
4. The leading cause of a death for a white capuchin monkey in the wild is being murdered by another white capuchin monkey.
5. Human birth control pills work on gorillas.
6. Spider monkeys like banana daiquiris.
7. Male monkeys lose the hair on their heads in the same way men do.
8. To attract a mate, capuchin male monkeys urinate on themselves.
9. A male capuchin monkey will have sex with any female that throws a stone at him.
10. The Burmese sneezing monkey sneezes uncontrollably whenever it rains.
11. Baboons are the largest members of the monkey family.
12. Monkeys floss their teeth.
13. Black howler monkeys growl so loud they can be heard more than 2 miles away.
14. It is common for monkeys to carry tuberculosis, hepatitis, and herpes-B.
15. There is a type of monkey that has blue balls. The bluer they are, the higher ranking the monkey is.
16. When gelada monkeys cheat on their partners, they try to cover it up and keep it secret.
17. A male baboon can kill a leopard.
18. Sea-monkeys are born with just one eye and breathe through their feet.
19. Grinning or pulling the lip is a sign of aggression in monkeys.
20. Monkeys mimic other "celebrity" monkeys that are popular just like humans do.
21. All bonobo chimpanzees are bisexual!
22. Peel a banana from the bottom, not top. That's how monkeys open it.
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