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Old World Monkeys
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Like humans, monkeys have
light and flexible bones.
Monkeys have binocular vision. This means
they can see things that are far away.
they can look at an object with both eyes at once and see things in depth.
they can't see very far without using binoculars.
The most common way monkeys show affection for each other is by
What kind of monkey likes to spend wintry days sitting in a sort of hot tub?
When monkeys want to raid farmers' crops, they
rush in waving sticks.
wait for a rainstorm or until people are napping.
jump around a lot so the farmer will think they are just playing.
In this country, some monkeys are considered sacred.
There are _____ species of Old World monkeys in the world.
One difference between Old World and New World monkeys is
New World monkeys can use their tails to grasp things, but Old World monkeys cannot.
New World monkeys live in cold regions, and Old World monkeys live in the tropics.
New World monkeys eat only meat, and Old World monkeys eat only fruit.
All baby monkeys are born with the ability to
swing expertly through the trees.
cling to their mothers with both hands and feet.
hunt for food.
A monkey social group is called
Old World monkeys can be divided into what two subfamilies?
Long tails and short tails
Cercopithecines and colobines
Cretian and Columbian
Monkeys like to groom each other. Which of the following describes grooming?
Running fingers through fur to pick out dirt, insects, and dry skin.
Shaping fur with the fingers into a more attractive style.
Snuggling together over shared food.
In Indonesia, how do pig-tailed macaques help at harvest time?
They thresh wheat by beating bundles of it on the ground.
They chase away birds that try to eat the crops.
They climb coconut palms and drop coconuts to the human workers below.
Places that worship monkeys are often overrun by them. To solve this problem,
a town once shipped a carload of langurs to a train station several stops away.
an entire town was abandoned to the monkeys in the hope they would leave humans alone.
people leave food for monkeys in outlying areas to try and lure them away.
Monkeys with cheek pouches use them to carry
their car keys.
newborn baby monkeys, the same way kangaroos carry joeys.
insects, crabs, birds' eggs, lizards, fruit, plants, and other things to eat.
A monkey has 32 teeth, just like
All monkeys have hands that can hook around a branch. This is called
a power grip.
a power lift.
a monkey grip.
All monkeys have
Why do monkeys sometimes herd with grazing animals?
They are curious about other species.
They can help protect each other from predators.
The grazing animals might lead them to a new food source.
When a baboon troop is on the move, which baboons are the most carefully guarded?
The elderly baboons
The females with small infants
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