White-Faced Monkeys

We did it! We spent a day researching the White-Faced Monkeys that made yesterday so great. Ela and Tag even made a poster.

8 Facts About the White-Faced Monkeys

 Our first homeschool poster. Don't strain your eyes. All the facts are below. 

Our first homeschool poster. Don't strain your eyes. All the facts are below. 

1. What do White-Faced Monkeys eat? 

 They also like chips and coconuts, but Ela and Tag didn't include this on the poster. 

They also like chips and coconuts, but Ela and Tag didn't include this on the poster. 

2. What do you call a group of monkeys? 

  Tag decided he needed to camouflage several of the monkeys in this troop above!

 Tag decided he needed to camouflage several of the monkeys in this troop above!

3. White-Faced Monkeys are one of five families of primates that belong to the New World Monkey category. 

 I think Ela had as much fun drawing "frames" around her pictures, as she did drawing the pictures.

I think Ela had as much fun drawing "frames" around her pictures, as she did drawing the pictures.

4. Arboreal - Adding a little vocabulary to our studies. 

 Arboreal, usually referencing animals, mean living in trees.

Arboreal, usually referencing animals, mean living in trees.

5. This fact may be obvious, but we needed something to put in the corner of the poster!

 We tried to get Tag to do this picture, but he refused. 

We tried to get Tag to do this picture, but he refused. 

6. Ela's favorite fact. 

 Look carefully. That's a pile of poop, complete with seeds, falling out of the trees. 

Look carefully. That's a pile of poop, complete with seeds, falling out of the trees. 

7. At this point, they (Ela) got tired of drawing pictures. Tag was done after fact #2.

 Here's a video of an Organ Grinder and a monkey,  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WeuWtYbjUY . 

Here's a video of an Organ Grinder and a monkey, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WeuWtYbjUY

8. How many babies do they have?

 All of the mothers and fathers in a White-Faced Monkey troop help to take care of all of the babies. We were too done with project to add that fact at the time!

All of the mothers and fathers in a White-Faced Monkey troop help to take care of all of the babies. We were too done with project to add that fact at the time!

At the end of the day, Ela decided to dedicate their poster to her Auntie Shay. Ela knows how much Shay loves animals, and she can't wait to visit their new farm. I'm pretty sure she won't have any monkeys though. 

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