Apes & Monkeys

Many people today will still refer to apes as monkeys and vice versa. Photowall has assembled a beautiful array of apes & monkeys wall murals to celebrate, but also educate about Read morethe differences between the two. Most of the differences can be described in terms of physical characteristics and evolutionary development over time. However, the quickest and easiest way to tell monkeys and apes apart is by looking for a tail. Apes do not have tails, while most monkey species do. You will see this a lot in apes & monkeys wall murals. Apes tend to be larger than monkeys and usually have larger brains as well. Another overlooked difference is that when moving through trees, monkeys run along branches, whereas apes swing from branch to branch using their arms. This beautiful natural movement is also seen in our excellent selection of apes & monkeys wall murals. Another very important aspect to apes & monkeys wall murals is that it highlights how these creatures are essential to the health of the forest, since they are seed dispersal agents and gardeners. Some fear that without them we may not have any have forests in the future. So get yourself apes & monkeys wall murals to show your love and appreciation for our closest cousins in terms of evolution.

Apes & monkeys wall murals for the kids

This human-like behavior is also why these creatures are very popular with children. Their often childlike nature really resonates with kids, as you probably have seen with your own, or children of people you know. Apes & monkeys wall murals by Photowall can have that same effect when you use it as your wall decor. Any kid would appreciate and be delighted by apes & monkeys wall murals such as "Baby Monkey". A really cute portrait, this can become the focal point as well as a friend to the young ones. We also have works of art such as "Wild at Heart", where you can see these animals interacting with other inhabitants of its environment. Apes & monkeys wall murals can really inspire them to learn about nature and help preserve it in the future.

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Speaking of evolution, the ape species has similar basic body structures to ours, high intelligence and can even exhibit human-like behavior. For example, chimpanzees, which are closest to humans genetically, can create simple tools and use them effectively. The apes & monkeys wall mural entitled "Jungle Jim with Cheetah" even demonstrates how one of them interacts with a human being, using the same means. Apes also possess advanced cognitive and language skills, although they can't speak like humans, but they can use sign language and other bodily movements to communicate with humans effectively. Communication skills help gorillas, chimps and bonobos develop complex social groups and even exhibit some aspects of culture. Like humans, apes can think and solve problems in their environments. "Family Fun" is an apes & monkeys wall mural that perfectly illustrates that. This beautiful motif can look as good in the living room at home as it can at the break room in the office.

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Nearly all of the Earth's wild monkeys are confined to just four parts of the world. New World species are found in South and Central America, while Old World species are found in Asia and Africa. All of these are represented in apes & monkeys wall murals. Nonetheless, there is one exception though, the thriving population of wild Barbary macaques that roam free in the Iberian island of Gibraltar! DNA analysis shows that these macaques, which have been in Gibraltar for many centuries, originated from Northern Africa. As you can see, apes & monkeys wall murals are not just there to beautify your interiors, but can also teach you a thing or two.
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