A baby Eastern Pygmy Marmoset - the world's smallest species of Monkey - was born January 3 at Chester Zoo,  Learn more at ZooBorns.com and at http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2016/03/worlds-tiniest-monkey-species-born-at-chester-zoo.html

A baby Eastern Pygmy Marmoset – the world’s smallest species of Monkey – was born January 3 at Chester Zoo. Photo Credit: Chester Zoo You can imagine how tiny these infants are – even fully grown, Pygmy Marmosets weigh only.

Cute monkey! I don't buy the "only white monkey" - there are so many species of monkey out there, but still, very cute

The Only White Monkey in the Whole World

Cute monkey! I don't buy the "only white monkey" - there are so many species of monkey out there, but still, very cute

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Peruvian Black Spider Monkey that is one of the rarest monkey species in the world also has one of the rarest primate eye colors in the world its rarity is absolutely

An adult male lesula, a newly-identified monkey species native to a limited area of central Democratic Republic of Congo.

New, Colorful Monkey Species Discovered

New, Colorful Monkey Species Discovered Hart first spied the suspect monkey in 2007 An adult male lesula, a newly-identified monkey species native to a limited area of central Democratic Republic of Congo.

Snow Monkey doing some foot grooming while soaking in the hot springs.

Snow Monkey doing some foot grooming while soaking in the hot springs. The Japanese macaque, is a terrestrial Old World monkey species native to Japan.

Nearly half of all primates are in danger of becoming extinct, according to a study by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Habitat destruction and hunting for food and the illegal wildlife trade are the main threats to the world's 634 primate species – 303 of which are now classed as vulnerable, endangered and critically endangered. Here are some of the species under threat.

In pictures: Meet the world's endangered primates

Qinling golden snub-nosed monkey, Rhinopithecus roxellana qinlingensis found in China is an endangered animal

Sagui Dwarf Monkeys were discovered in 1997 in the Brazilian rainforest when a local showed up to a primate orphanage with a baby in a bucket. It's the second smallest monkey species of that particular habitat.

Sagui dwarf monkeys, discovered in 1997 in the Brazilian rainforest when a local showed up to a primate orphanage with a baby in a bucket. It's the second smallest monkey species of that particular habitat.

Spider monkey seated on the ground.  Dark head, face, hands and feet, light chest and white on nose, around eyes and around mouth.

Spider monkey seated on the ground. Dark head, face, hands and feet, light chest and white on nose, around eyes and around mouth.

A baby Eastern Pygmy Marmoset – the world’s smallest species of Monkey – was born January 3 at Chester Zoo.

A baby Eastern Pygmy Marmoset – the world’s smallest species of Monkey – was born January 3 at Chester Zoo. Photo Credit: Chester Zoo You can imagine how tiny these infants are – even fully grown, Pygmy Marmosets weigh only.

Stock Photo : Golden Snub-nosed Monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) young climbing tree, Qinling Mountains, Shaanxi, China

View Stock Photo of Golden Snubnosed Monkey Young Climbing Tree Qinling Mountains Shaanxi China.

A shy, brightly colored monkey species has been found living in the lush rainforests at the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a find that utterly surprised the researchers who came upon it. (9-13-2012)

An adult male lesula, a newly-identified monkey species native to a limited area of central Democratic Republic of Congo.

Some monkeys can understand danger calls made by different monkey species

Some monkeys can understand danger calls made by different monkey species

"makaque." Google search: "The Japanese macaque (a/k/a Macaca fuscata), also known as the Snow Monkey, is a terrestrial Old World monkey species that is native to Japan. They get their name "snow monkey" because they live in areas where snow covers the ground for months each year – no other nonhuman primate is more northern-living, nor lives in a colder climate. Individuals have brown-grey fur, red faces, and short tails. Two subspecies are known. Wikipedia."

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The noisy night monkey (Aotus vociferans) is one of ten confirmed monkey species that live in Ecuador's Yasuní National Park, one of the world's wildest places.

Noisy Night Monkeys, Ecuador Photograph by Tim Laman, National Geographic The noisy night monkey (Aotus vociferans) is one of ten confirmed monkey species that live in Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park, one of the world’s wildest places.

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