Do all monkeys have long tails?



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    Surprisingly, no! When most of us think about monkeys, we picture them hanging from their prehensile tails eating a banana or causing general mischief. However, many species in the genus “Macaca” (called the macaques) have short tails!

    Here’s a picture of one!

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    No, macaques have short tails. The stump-tailed macaque has a short tail and the barbary ape doesn’t have one at all. The latter species is a macaque, but gets its name because it was thought to be an ape. This is a picture of a barbary ape:

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