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I heard that what makes monkeys and apes different is whether it's got a tail or not. But it seems that George from Curious George is called a monkey although he hasn't got any tail. Why is that? What makes English speakers think some are monkeys and others are apes?

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I heard that what makes monkeys and apes different is whether it's got a tail or not. But it seems that George from Curious George is called a monkey although he hasn't got any tail. Why is that? What makes English speakers think some are monkeys and others are apes? 

https://poohadventures.fandom.com/wiki/Curious_George
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