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Top 10 Monkey Breeds That You Can Own As Pets

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Capuchin Capuchins make great pets for people with disabilities. Capuchins are very popular pet monkeys. They can live up to 40 years.

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Macaque The face of macaques is human-like, making them expressive and fascinating. These adorable babies can live up to 25-years.

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Squirrel Monkey Squirrel Monkeys can be found on the smaller end of the spectrum. They are social animals and can be domesticated. They are a small breed of monkeys.

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Marmoset Another small monkey breed is the Marmoset. It has expressive, expressive eyes and large ears. They can be very loud and can live up to 25-30 years.

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Spider Monkey Spider Monkeys require more attention than other breeds because they are social creatures. They are part of the Ateles genus and have a black-colored fur.

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Tamarin Tamarins can be kept as pets because they are among the smallest monkeys. They are approximately 1 pound in weight and are cleaner than other monkeys.

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Lion-Tailed Macaque Lion Tailed Macaques are well-known for their long, lion-like manes. They are found in the forests of Western Ghats and have long canines. They are social and well-known.

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Chimpanzee Chimpanzees can be very intelligent and smart. They share 98% of their DNA with humans. They communicate well with one another and are social creatures.

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 Gibbon Gibbons are calm, intelligent, social and able communicate. They love to leap from one branch to the next.

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Guenon Also called Wolf's Mona Monkeys or Guenons, these medium-sized monkeys can reach up to 16 inches in height and weigh between 5 and 15 pounds.