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Monkeys live in rainforests across the topics of Africa, Asia, Central America and South America. Monkeys come in many shapes, colors and sizes. There are 264 types of monkeys divided into two broad classifications: Old World Monkeys and New World Monkeys. The most common old world monkeys are the baboon, mandrill and macaques. Some better known new world monkeys are the spider monkey, howler monkey, marmosets and tamarins. Play the following videos to learn more about the monkey.