List of individual monkeys
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- Binks - (capuchin) Played Betsy in the 1995 movie Outbreak. Also appeared in George of the Jungle and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.
- Govi - (capuchin) Played Sophocles in the 1993-1994 sitcom Monkey Please, Sophocles! that aired in Azerbaijan as a satire of the political climate in the country at the time.
- Katie - (white-headed capuchin) Played Marcel in Friends and Los Angeles Angels' mascot Rally Monkey.
- Finster - Played Harvey Keitel's pet thief, Dodger, in the movie Monkey Trouble.
- Crystal - Played in The Hangover Part II, Night at the Museum and as "Annie's Boobs" in Community.
- Boo - (capuchin) Played Ella in the 1988 movie Monkey Shines.
Monkeys used in experiments
- Able - (rhesus macaque) and Baker - (Peruvian squirrel monkey), both female, the first monkeys sent into space to survive the experience. They were launched on 28 May 1959 in the nose cone of a Jupiter AM-18 missile as a test of NASA's launch facilities at Cape Canaveral and procedures for retrieving astronauts after splashdown. Miss Able died a few months after the mission, but Miss Baker lived another 25 years.
- Britches - removed from his mother at birth, Britches was left alone with his eyes sewn shut as part of a study into blindness. He was rescued by the Animal Liberation Front, which publicized the condition he was found in, and the experiment was shut down.
- Gordo (also known as "Old Reliable") - He was launched in the US Jupiter AM-13 Rocket in 1958, but was lost after a technical failure at the end of the mission.
- Hellion - (capuchin) trained by Mary Joan Willard to assist disabled people, was the first trainee to be placed. In 1979, Hellion started assisting a quadriplegic, Robert Foster, with chores and general assistance.
- Miss Sam - (rhesus macaque) sent into space under the Little Joe program in 1960.
- Semos - a nine-year-old male rhesus macaque at the Oregon National Primate Research Center who supplied the skin cells from which scientists were able to successfully derive embryonic stem cells.
- Tetra - a rhesus macaque at the Oregon National Primate Research Center who was the first cloned primate, created through embryo splitting.
- Ramu, arrested and kept behind bars in India for 5 years on the charge of disturbing communal harmony. At the age of three, while under the care of a Muslim family, Ramu attacked some children. This sparked communal riots in the Jagannathpur village, ultimately leading to Ramu's arrest.
- Jack, known as Jack the Signalman . This baboon was reputed to have become an expert at working the railroad signals for the Cape Government Railway.
- Fred, euthanized in March 2011. Fred had a reputation for stealing food anywhere he could, but when he turned too aggressive, he was caught and controversially euthanized.
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- Florida Today article about Miss Able and Miss Baker
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