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Top 10 Monkey Breeds That You Can Own As Pets

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Capuchin Capuchins are very intelligent and helpful pets for disabled people. They are highly demanded pet monkeys and may live from 40 to 45 years.

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Macaque Macaques have a human-like face that makes them expressive and interesting. Their babies are cute, and these small primates may live up to 25 years.

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Squirrel Monkey Squirrel Monkeys are on the smaller side of the spectrum. They are highly social and eligible to be domesticated. They are a tiny breed of monkeys.

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Marmoset The Marmoset is another small breed of monkeys with large, expressive eyes. They are very loud and live for about 25 to 30 years.

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Spider Monkey Spider Monkeys are extremely social and need even more attention than the other breeds. They belong to the genus Ateles and have a black-colored coat.

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Tamarin Tamarins are some of the smallest monkeys you can keep as pets. They weigh approximately one pound and are known for being cleaner than the other monkeys.

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Lion-Tailed Macaque  Lion Tailed Macaques are known for their manes which look like a Lion. They have long canines and are found in the forest of Western Ghats. They are also known for being social.

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Chimpanzee Chimpanzees are very smart and intellectual Apes. They possess 98% DNA, similar to humans. They are very social and can communicate with each other like humans.

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 Gibbon Gibbons is calm, intelligent, social, and able to communicate. They love to jump from one branch of the tree to another. 

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Guenon Also known as Wolf's Mona Monkeys, the Guenons are medium-sized monkeys about 16 to 22 inches tall and can weigh 5 to 15 pounds.