Monkeys are mammals of the order received and excluding human beings prosimieni (lemurs and the tarsier). Monkeys are classified in New World monkeys (New World Monkeys) and Old World monkeys(Old World Monkeys).
Old World Monkeys refers to those found in Asia and Africa. They belong infraordinului Catarrhini which means "narrow nose." New World monkeys are living in Central and South America. They belong infraordinului Platyrrhini which means "flat nose."