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20+ Funny Monkey Memes and Images Relatable to Life

For the love of funny monkey memes, we give you these hilarious images of apes, gorillas and of course the monkey.

The monkeys have spoken and while these funny animals are fun to begin with, they are excellent for memeing.

Funny Monkey Memes

Does monkey memes sound bananas? Great, here’s you go.

funny monkey memes

So in addition to sharing funny monkey memes, we will celebrate Monkey day by sharing fun monkey facts – accompanied by funny memes about monkeys. If you love you some margs, don’t miss our margarita memes.

last margarita may have been too many
last margarita meme

Monkey Waking Up Meme

This monkey waking up meme is hilarious and way too relatable. When you hit the snooze button for the 3rd time.

monkey waking up meme - when you hit the snooze button for the 3rd time
monkey waking up meme

Ugly Monkey Meme

We are sharing fun facts about monkeys with monkey memes. I mean, talk about a way to celebrate this funny mammal. This ugly monkey meme is perfect for sending to your brother.

ugly brother meme monkey meme
ugly monkey meme

Don’t miss our funny sibling memes.

Monkey See Monkey Do meme

How about a monkey see monkey do meme. But on a non monkey meme note, it really is crazy how these animals mimic humans.

monkey see monkey do meme 1
monkey see monkey do meme 1

This monkey smiling meme is perfect for sharing to cheer up someone’s day. (Or send them one of our have a great day memes!)

monkey smiling meme
monkey smiling meme

The look mom gives you when you messed up. This monkey look meme is the same mom look that I give my kid to let him know he did wrong. Don’t miss our mom memes!

monkey look meme
monkey look meme

When you spend $1.3 million dollars and your kids school photos end up looking just like this funny monkey meme.

how my kid smiles for school photos
funny monkey meme

Anyone else have a kid who over explains every detail of Minecraft? Me too. This chimpanzee meme has the face that us parents know all too well.

when your kid is explaining the video game he is playing
chimpanzee meme

When mom does your hair.

when your mom does your hair
monkey hair meme

Funny Monkey Pictures

Here are funny monkey pictures. While technically these are a monkey meme, the photos are worth the laugh and share.

when you are trying not to be picky but it just comes natural
funny monkey pictures

When you got an infection. These monkey butts are just, well interesting to say the least.

yep looks infected to me tom
infection monkey meme

I don’t always look this good but when i do the ladies go bananas. Did you see our happy memes?

monkey face meme
monkey face meme

This ape meme is exactly nails the Monday look. (Don’t miss our Monday memes!)

this is my monday face
ape meme

When you are just trying to make it until Friday and yet, someone thinks you actually know where you want to see yourself in 5 years. Hard pass, just bring on the Friday memes please.

monkey meme friday
monkey meme friday

Not My Circus Not My Monkeys Memes

As a mom to 4 kids, quickly after the second child was born – my favorite quote became Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys.

not my monkeys not my circus meme
not my monkeys not my circus meme

This hilarious not my circus not my monkeys meme is perfect for the parent who is trying to draw boundaries or someone who in life can understand what problems are theirs and which should stay someone elses.

not my circus not my monkeys meme
not my circus not my monkeys meme

But then sometimes reality smacks you upside the head and you realize this my circus my monkeys meme is true.

my circus my monkeys meme
my circus my monkeys meme

Birthday Monkey Memes

Send the best happy birthday memes here or one of our funny happy birthday monkey memes to someone who has a bday and loves the monkey.

you are how old? happy birthday
birthday monkey meme funny

I hope your birthday is bananas.

happy birthday monkey meme
happy birthday monkey meme

Don’t you love when it’s your birthday and people sing Happy Birthday to you and you just sit there like…

when people sing happy birthday to you and you just sit there like
monkey birthday meme

It’s your birthday, go bananas! Hey and if you miss someone’s birthday – we have you covered with belated birthday memes.

its your birthday go bananas
birthday monkey meme

More Funny Memes About Monkey

When people sing happy birthday to you and you just sit there. Dont we all know this awkward feeling? This birthday monkey meme is here to explain that exact feeling.

How many can relate? My face when I miss my alarm.

Post this funny monkey meme on Facebook and tag your older sister. Troll that sis daily with our sister memes.

tag your older sister meme about monkeys

Yes, while monkeys eat bananas, they also eat  nuts, fruits, seeds and flowers. Some monkeys also eat meat in the form of bird’s eggs, small lizards, insects and spiders.

you said that was a banana monkey memes
banana monkey memes

And next in our on-going funny monkey memes list and monkey facts we bring you a chimpanzee meme. Chimpanzees are so cute – well that is until they aren’t.

chimpanzees cute until they rip
chimpanzee meme

This confused monkey meme – for when you have no idea what just happened.

what just happened
confused monkey meme

Good Morning Monkey

Did you know that baby monkeys smile in their sleep? This good morning monkey meme features the cutest baby monkey.

good morning beautiful
good morning meme about monkeys

Monkey Puppet Looking Away Memes

This adorable puppet monkey meme has swept the internet with memes about “when…” certain things happen. Here is one of my favorite puppet looking away memes about when you run into a high school friend at the grocery store and the face you make as you run to another aisle and hide.

when you see that friend from high school at the grocery store
puppet looking away meme

This monkey looking away meme – when you find out Elon Musk bought Twitter. (Don’t miss these Elon Musk Memes about the purchase.)

when you find out elon musk actually bought twitter
monkey looking away meme

This puppet monkey is named Kenta and he is a character in the Japanese children’s television show Ōkiku Naru Ko. The monkey puppet awkwardly looking towards the camera and then away creating this iconic meme. Here is a blank monkey puppet meme for you to meme yourself.

puppet monkey meme
blank puppet monkey meme

More Funny Monkey Memes

This fat monkey meme is exactly how I feel when I catch a glimpse of myself in the dressing room mirror.

how i feel looking in the dressing room mirror
fat monkey meme

When you try to make a sock monkey meme. Nailed it!

sock monkey nailed it
sock monkey meme

Another fascinating monkey fact: Baby humans and chimps were the only species known to smile in their sleep.

what if i told you i already told you and you didnt listen
monkey meme funny image listening

Monkey Day

Yes, there is a day dedicated to these silly What is Monkey day? It’s an unofficial international holiday that is meant to encourage you to learn something about these crazy primates.

funny monkey memes
funny monkey memes - 20+ Funny Monkey Memes and Images Relatable to Life

Monkey day is celebrated on December 14.

monkey meme throwing poo

Monkey Q and A

Let’s look at some common questions about monkeys and dish out some fabulous monkey facts…. all while loling at memes about monkeys.

  • How many monkey species are there?

    There are 264 known monkey species!

  • When do monkeys start breeding?

    Monkeys typically begin their reproduction process at around 4-5 years of age. Females are attracted to the biggest and strongest males. The big and strong male monkeys are typically the leaders of the group and are the only ones that will breed within the group.

  • Why do monkeys smile?

    Some scientists suspect spontaneous smiles in these monkeys echo the development of our own expressions. Spontaneous smiles have previously been observed in infant humans and chimpanzees, but this is the first time they have been seen in another primate species (source: NY Times)

  • Can monkeys play video games?

    Did you know chimps can play video games? Check this out!

  • Why do monkeys groom each other?

    Moms groom their babies and monkeys groom each other. Check out these fascinating monkey grooming facts:

    Grooming not only removes external parasites, it leads to tolerance, social support, mating advantage and bonding between individuals within a social group.

    Grooming reduces tension by lowering the heart rate and releasing endorphins that are calming. It is used to reinforce male-female mate bonds as well as same sex friendship bonds. (source:

  • Whats the difference between a monkey and an ape?

    Did you know apes are not monkeys?

    The quickest way to tell the difference between a monkey and an ape is by the presence or absence of a tail. Almost all monkeys have tails; apes do not. 

  • What do you call a group of monkeys?

    What do you call a group of monkeys? (No, it’s not a joke but sure does sound like it!

    A group of a tribe of monkeys is called a tribe, troop or mission.

  • How long is the monkey gestational cycle?

    I bet you work up today wondering about monkey gestation. Fear not, we got the deets.

    Monkeys have a gestational period of around 160 days (though depends on species/size.) source:

  • Why do monkeys throw poo?

    Monkeys throw poop typically when angry. They will also throw rocks or other objects – including poo if it is nearby!

Now that you have an education in monkey business, we have a few more must share funny monkey memes. Share the memes about monkeys, tag us on social and link back this post so more can enjoy this monkey business.

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