Monkeys have arms, legs, and thumbs that can move easily. They also possess flexible arms and legs which are used for grasping and climbing. Their lifespan differs with the species for instance, the squirrel monkeys can live up to 20 years.
Monkeys are primates in the families Cebidae and Cercopithecidae, the New World and Old World monkeys, respectively. There are over 130 species, placed into 29 genera. Monkeys live in Asia, Africa, and Central and South America.
Most monkeys tend to have fur that is gray, brown, white, or black. Monkeys have long legs and really long arms, so they can swing from tree to tree. Don't forget the tail, monkeys have a long tail they like to use as well.