A monkey, a small primate with long limbs and tail for climbing trees. Generally depicted as a cartoon-styled, brown monkey with a cheeky facial expression, shown in full profile facing left, sitting on its hind legs with a long, curled tail and round ears.
As with 🐵 Monkey Face, often used with a playful tone or for metaphorical senses of monkey.
One of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac.
WhatsApp’s monkey is facing right, Facebook’s has shaggy hair.
📅 Monkey was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.