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Monkey Memes – 20+ Funny 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

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

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.

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.

that last margarita may have been one too many - funny margarita meme monkey
ugly monkey meme

How about a monkey see monkey do meme.

monkey see monkey do meme
monkey see monkey do meme

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 - smile and have a great day
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 - the look mom gives you when you messed up
monkey look meme

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

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.

chimpanzee meme - when your kid is explaning the video game he is playing
chimpanzee meme

When mom does your hair.

monkey hair meme - when your mom does your hair
monkey hair meme

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

infection monkey meme - yep it looks infected to me too
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 - i dont always look this good but when i do the ladies go bananas
monkey face meme

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

ape meme - 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 - when someone asks me where i see myself in 5 years. dude i am just trying to make it until 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 circus not my monkeys meme
not my circus not my monkeys meme

These hilarious not my circus not my monkeys memes are 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 monkeys not my circus meme
not my monkeys not my circus 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.

happy birthday monkey meme hope its bananas
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…

monkey birthday meme - 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.

birthday monkey meme - 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.

funny monkey memes - when i miss my alarm meme

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.

banana meme monkey

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 rip off your face.

chimpanzees meme
chimpanzee meme

This confused monkey meme – for when you have no idea what just happened. (Like at the Oscars and the Will Smith Chris Rock slap – tell me I’m not alone!)

confused monkey meme what just happened
confused monkey meme

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

good morning meme monkey
good morning monkey meme

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

monkey meme listening
monkey meme funny image listening

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.

puppet looking away meme when you run into a high school friend at the grocery store
monkey 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.)

monkey looking away meme - 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.

blank 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.

fat monkey meme 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 meme
sock monkey meme

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.

When you are hanging with friends and you are desperately trying to find that funny clip you said you'd show them. Funny friends meme
funny monkey meme

Monkey day is celebrated on December 14.

throwing poo meme
monkey throwing poop meme

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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