#Chimpanzee Chimpanzees are primates, but they’re not monkeys, they’re actuIn captivity, chimps can live for up to 60 years, so if you get a pet chimp, you’ll have it for the rest of your life.ally apes.

#Capuchin Capuchin monkeys are much smaller than chimps, making them easier to care for and far less dangerous. Standing less than 2 feet in height and weighing under 10 pounds, these monkeys aren’t big enough to rip off your face like a chimp could.

#Squirrel Monkey This cute monkey breed usually weigh just 1-3 pounds, but they’re incredibly active and acrobatic creatures that need a lot of space.

#Spider Monkey These are extremely social and need even more attention and interaction than most of the other monkey breeds. Without ample attention, spider monkeys are likely to become aggressive.

#Marmoset Monkeys are never quiet pets, but marmosets might be the loudest of them. When a marmoset feels neglected, it will yell and scream, ensuring that you don’t miss its displeasure.

#Guenon They’re beautiful monkeys that display a wide range of colors, including red, green, and yellow. Interestingly, guenons have hairs that are each two colors.

#Tamarin Tamarins are some of the smallest monkeys that you might keep as pets. They weigh less than a pound and live for about 15 years. You’ll only need about 7 square feet of living space .

#Macaque Macaques are moderately-sized primates that can weigh up to 40 pounds at the largest, though the smallest female macaques can weigh as little as 5 pounds. They require huge enclosures of 30 square feet or larger for a single monkey and will need to wear diapers for their entire lives.