Monkey is a popular animals with us. Due to its lovely appearances and funny movements, monkey is always quite with us. Besides, the body of monkey is close to human beings and it can walk just like human beings. Therefore, human beings have a special feeling of monkeys.
There are more than two hundred kinds of monkeys in the world. The smallest one is dwarf monkey, approximately as high as one foot and weights four ounces. While the biggest one is as weight as 75 pounds. Compared with the other mammals, monkeys have the following features. The four limbs of monkeys are quite long and have their individual functions. The joint nimble handles skillfully, and the thumb can grasp with other four figures and both hands have certain operating function. What is more, monkey can tell colors. Similarly to human beings, eyes of monkeys are in front of the brain and its eyes can judge the distances accurately.
Generally speaking, monkeys like climbing trees. They always enjoy jumping from one tree to another. Monkeys live on insects and leaves. More interestingly, a male monkey can have only one wife. That is to say, monogyny is also accepted in the world of monkeys.
Monkey is always famous for its intelligence and agility. It is always a protagonist in the interesting cartoons cartoons for kids. And the world famous Pilgrimage to the West is also made according to a naughty and wisdom monkey. To some degree, this world famous TV programs promoted the image of monkey. A hundreds of kids books and toys are related with monkeys. Besides, there are still some monkey cartoons in the theme parks. It is can be said that monkey has become the symbol of kids products. Imitating the movements of monkeys has become a kind of art.