• Today I will talk about a monkey, I know you will be interested to know about the lives of a monkey. A monkey is any cercopithecoid or platyrrhine. All primates that are not prosimians or apes are monkeys. Monkey are generally considered to be intelligent and unlike apes, monkeys usually have tails. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word "monkey" may originate in a German version of the Reynard the Foc fable, published circa 1580.

  • The word Moneke may have been derived from the Italian monna, which means "A female ape". The term monkey is an artificial grouping, it is not a good taxon but instead it is a paraphyletic group like fish, A good taxon as most modern biologists consider it, is a monophyletic group that is a group consisting of all the evolutionary descendants of a single ancestor species. Some characteristics are shared among the groups most New World monkeys have prehensile tails while old world monkeys have non-prehensile tails or no visible tail at all.