A Monkey Baby Grows Up (Baby Animals) by Joan Hewett

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But she is on her way. 29 More about Monkeys and the Red-Crowned Mangabey Monkeys belong to a group of animals called primates. Chimpanzees, orangutans, and gorillas are primates. People are primates, too. Like most other primates, monkeys have five fingers on each hand and five toes on each foot. With the help of its thumb, a monkey can grasp branches and pick up and hold food. The red-crowned mangabey is an African monkey. It is also known as the red-capped mangabey and white-collared mangabey.


31 INDEX drinking milk, 5 For our grandsons, Orson Ridgely, Jesse Angelo, and Nathan Morris eating food, 6, 9, 18–19, 21 father, 4, 25 mother, 3, 6–7, 9–10, 13, 15, 17–18, 22–23 playing, 16–17, 23–24, 26–29 Text copyright © 2004 by Joan Hewett Photographs copyright © 2004 by Richard R. Hewett All rights reserved. International copyright secured. , except for brief quotations in an acknowledged review. A. com riding, 7, 9, 15 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data zookeepers, 8, 20–21 Hewett, Joan.

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