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What is the difference between apes and monkeys?

Many people are unable to tell the difference between apes and monkeys. Even though these two words refer to different animals or animals.

If you live in North Sulawesi (North Sulawesi) or have been to North Sulawesi, specifically Tangkoko, you will be familiar with the name fight,

The yaki is one of the endemic mammals of North Sulawesi that can be found in the Tangkoko area, one of the conservation areas. Yaki is a monkey or a monkey?

difference between apes and monkeys

Often questions arise about the difference between apes and monkeys, how monkeys look and how monkeys look.

In simple words, apes and monkeys can be recognized by their tails. If the tail of the monkey looks long, while the tail of the ape is short.

When walking, monkeys have long arms and can walk using both legs. Apes also live in trees.

Meanwhile, monkeys walk using both legs and arms. Semi-terrestrial monkeys live or live in trees and on the ground/soil.

Meanwhile, monkeys walk using both legs and arms. Monkeys are semi-terrestrial (living on trees and land/soil) and terrestrial (living on land/soil).

The brain volume of apes is also larger than that of monkeys. Orangutans and gorillas are examples of apes. Long-tailed monkeys, langurs and gibbon are examples of monkeys. Yaki is a monkey (Sulawesi black monkey or macaque nigra,

When referring to the Big Indonesian Dictionary (KBBI), this is what apes and monkeys mean:


  1. n Mammals (classified as the best), have a body size similar to humans, hairy all around, a brain that is relatively larger and more intelligent than other animals, including those animals Those who eat fruits, seeds, etc. (Anthropoidea).
  2. n monkeys, especially those with long tails (macaques cynomolgus,

Mo.neet /monkey/

n An ape whose fur is brown and its tail is long, but the skin on the face, palms, and soles of the feet is hairless (Macacus cynomolgus).

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