It is unlikely that anyone of us will bother to meet King Kong or other fictional huge monkeys in his life. But you can look at especially large specimens in almost any zoo. Which of the monkeys are considered the largest in the world?
Where do the big monkeys live?Biologists divide monkeys into two large groups, the monkeys of the New World and the Old World. They differ mainly in habitat and some physiological features. So, the monkeys of the Old World have narrower noses, and the second group has a tenacious tail. The monkeys of the New World live only in Central and South America, and from the Old - in Africa and Asia. The only monkey living in Europe lives in the south of Spain. This is a barbaric monkey.
Barbarian monkey is the largest (and only) living in the wild in Europe
Sumatran orangutan, reaching a weight of 70 kilograms, lives in Indonesia on the Borneo and Sumatra islands. They spend their entire lives in the trees, feeding on their fruits, bark, leaves and eggs of birds. With the help of tenacious and long hands, they quickly move, jumping along the branches. Every night they spend in the nests, which they build every time in a new place.
Sumatran orangutan is the largest monkey in Indonesia
The growth of large chimpanzees can be compared to human
Huge monkeys in the cinemaAnd of course, the monkeys make great actors! Fictional or not, this is the second thing. The main thing is that their characters invariably excite any viewer, driving him to the horror or causing emotion. Funny comedies, such as “Striped Flight”, “New Adventures of Doni and Mickey” and many others, have always been popular among both adults and children.
The biggest monkey in the movie cost more than 200 million dollars
King Kong - A Huge Legendary Monkey Monkey
Gorillas are the largest great apes in the worldIn real life, the size of monkeys, of course, much less. But in combination with their enormous strength, speed, and sometimes aggression, monkeys are a serious danger when confronted with them face to face. The largest monkey is considered a gorilla. Their height reaches two meters, and the weight can reach 270 kilograms. They live in the tropical forests of Central Africa.
Gorillas are the world's largest apes
Often, the gorillas scare each other or the enemy by beating their fists on the chest. These characteristic movements show all the power and aggression of the monkey. In its fast-paced run, the gorilla pulls down all the vegetation found on the way. But in reality, they very rarely attack; this can happen only in the case of self-defense. Attacks on humans are extremely rare, and damage is limited to a few bites.
Gorillas are not always aggressive.
The number of gorillas has recently decreased due to the fact that the forests that are their place of residence are being cut down. They are also hunted by poachers.Fortunately, the gorillas tolerate bondage well, and they can be seen in many zoos, where they live no worse than in their native habitats. By the way, according to uznayvse.ru, monkeys are included in on Earth.