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This sound effect can be found on The Premiere Edition Volume 1, which was made by The Hollywood Edge. It should not be confused with ANIMAL, CHIMPANZEE - SCREAMS, CHIRPS, BREATHS, APE, MONKEY due to sounding similar. It was originally a Disney and/or Sony Pictures sound effect.


  • First recorded: 1966
  • Creator: Walt Disney
  • Owner: The Walt Disney Company (1967-1990), The Hollywood Edge (1990-2014), Sound Ideas (2014-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: February 8, 1967
  • First heard: Monkeys, Go Home!
  • Area used: Worldwide

Sound Effect Description

Chimpanzee; Screeches And Vocals, Various Medium To Close Perspective. Debuted in Monkeys, Go Home! in 1967.

Clean, Full Length and Unedited Link to the Sound Effect


Similar Variations

  • Chimp Screams Whimpers - Series of excited chimpanzee screams, whimpers and other vocals

Used In

TV Shows

  • The Addams Family (1992 Series) (Heard once in "Double O Honeymoon".)
  • The Amazing World of Gumball (Used for Miss Simian when she screeches.)
  • America's Funniest Home Videos
  • The Angry Beavers
  • Animaniacs (Used occasionally for wild takes.)
  • Arthur
  • Back at the Barnyard (Heard once in "Lights, Camera, Moo!".)
  • The Backyardigans (Heard once in "The Heart of the Jungle" for ambience.)
  • Barney & Friends
  • Between the Lions
  • Blind Date
  • Brandy & Mr. Whiskers (Heard once in "To The Moon Whiskers".)
  • Chalkzone (Heard once in "Rudy's First Adventure".)
  • Chowder (Heard once in "The Trouble with Truffles".)
  • Clarence (Heard once in "Clarence's Millions" and "Zoo".)
  • Classical Baby (Heard once in "The Art Show".)
  • Class of 3000 (Heard once in "Free Philly".)
  • Codename: Kids Next Door (Heard in "Operation: S.A.F.A.R.I".)
  • Courage The Cowardly Dog (Heard once in "1000 Years of Courage".)
  • The Crystal Maze
  • Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
  • Dilbert
  • Donkey Kong Country (TV Series) (Heard in a very low volume for ambience.)
  • Ed Edd n Eddy
  • The Fairly OddParents (Heard once in "Dream Goat!" and "Tiny Timmy".)
  • Family Dog (Heard once in "Hot Dog at the Zoo".)
  • Fanboy and Chum Chum
  • The Forgotten Toys
  • Futurama
  • Gerald McBoing Boing (2005)
  • The Grim Adventures Of Billy And Mandy
  • Happy Tree Friends (TV Series) (Heard once in "Blast From the Past".)
  • Harvey Girls Forever!
  • Henry's Amazing Animals (Heard in the intro.)
  • Higglytown Heroes (Heard once in "Wayne's Day to Shine".)
  • I Am Weasel
  • Invader Zim
  • Johnny Bravo (Heard once in "The Sensitive Male" and "Gray Matters".)
  • Johnny Test (Heard often in "Johnny's Monkey Business".)
  • Jonas
  • Jungle Cubs
  • Kappa Mikey (Heard once in "The Man Who Would Be Mikey".)
  • Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil (Heard often in "According to Chimp".)
  • Kids Baking Championship (Heard in "Monkey See, Monkey Bake".)
  • Kim Possible
  • The Life and Times of Juniper Lee
  • Littlest Pet Shop (2012) (Heard once in "Gailbreak".)
  • The Loud House
  • Madeline (1993 TV Series) (Heard once in "Madeline's Birthday at the Zoo".)
  • Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart (Heard once in a low pitch and normal speed in "I Love You Mao Mao".)
  • The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack
  • The Mentalist (Heard once in "Red Brick and Ivy".)
  • The Mighty B!
  • Mighty Max
  • Mickey Mouse (Heard once in "Eau de Minnie".)
  • Mixels (Heard in a few scenes in "Every Knight Has it's Day".)
  • The Muppets (2015 TV Series)
  • My Gym Partner's a Monkey
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot (Heard in "Pajama Party Prankapalooza".)
  • My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
  • Ned's Declassified: School Survival Guide (Heard often in "Mondays".)
  • Oggy and the Cockroaches
  • Oh Yeah! Cartoons (Heard once in "Kameleon Kid".)
  • OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes
  • Packages from Planet X (Used for Calimary.)
  • The Penguins of Madagascar
  • Phineas and Ferb (Heard once in a high pitch.)
  • Pocoyo (Heard twice in "Pato's Paintings".)
  • The Powerpuff Girls
  • Power Rangers
  • Primal (2019 TV Series) (Heard in "Rage of the Ape-Men".)
  • A Pup Named Scooby-Doo
  • The Proud Family (Mr. Chips does this a lot.)
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show
  • Robot Chicken
  • Rocko's Modern Life
  • Rugrats (Heard once in "Psycho Angelica".)
  • Sanjay and Craig
  • Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? (Heard once in "Too Many Dummies!" and "A Moveable Mystery!".)
  • Seven Little Monsters (Heard often in "The Bad Word".)
  • Sheep in the Big City
  • The Simpsons
  • South Park (Heard often in "Sexual Healing".)
  • Spliced (Heard once in "Fairly OddPrincess".)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants (Heard often in "I Had an Accident"; once in "Not Normal", "Chimps Ahoy!", and "Shell Shocked".)
  • Squirrel Boy
  • Stanley (Heard once in "Monkey Bar Business".)
  • Star vs. the Forces of Evil
  • Stuck in the Middle (Heard once in "Stuck in the Slushinator".)
  • Tales from the Cryptkeeper (Heard often in "Hunted".)
  • Teacher's Pet (Heard once in "Pet Project".)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
  • Teen Titans
  • Teen Titans Go! (Heard in "Gorilla", "Hot Garbage" and "Beast Man".)
  • Timon & Pumbaa
  • The Tom and Jerry Show (Heard once in "Tom's In-Tents Adventure".)
  • Tom and Jerry Tales
  • ThunderCats (2011 TV Series) (Heard once in "Legacy".)
  • True Jackson: VP
  • Ultimate Spider-Man
  • VeggieTales
  • Walking with Beasts (Heard in "Next of Kin".)
  • Wander Over Yonder (Heard once in the credits in "The End of The Galaxy".)
  • Wayside
  • The Weekenders
  • The Wild Thornberrys
  • Wonder Showzen (Heard once in "Birth".)
  • The X's

TV Specials

  • A Day in the Life of Ranger Smith (1999)
  • The Ballad of Big Al (Heard in a low pitch. Allosaurus screams only.)
  • Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008) (Small portions only.)


  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
  • The Addams Family (2019)
  • After Earth (2013)
  • All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 (1996)
  • Anaconda (1997)
  • Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure (2007)
  • Bruce Almighty (2003)
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) (Used for the Shrimpanzees.)
  • Congo (1995)
  • Dr. Dolittle (1998)
  • Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
  • Dude, Where's my Car? (2000)
  • The Emoji Movie (2017)
  • The Flintstones (1994)
  • Fly Me to the Moon (2008)
  • Funky Monkey (2004)
  • George of the Jungle 2 (2003)
  • Gladiator (2000)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  • Home Alone 3 (1997)
  • Home on the Range (2004)
  • Horton Hears a Who (2008)
  • Ice Age (2002)
  • Inspector Gadget (1999)
  • The Jungle Book (1994) (Heard once in a low pitch.)
  • Junior (1994)
  • Jurassic Park 3 (2001)
  • Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
  • The Kovak Box (2006)
  • Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
  • The Lord of the Rings (1978)
  • The Mask (1994)
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
  • Mean Girls (2004)
  • The Mighty Kong (1998)
  • Monkeys, Go Home! (1967) (Debut)
  • Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
  • Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994)
  • Night at the Museum (2006) (Used for Dexter.)
  • Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) (Used for Dexter.)
  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) (Used for Dexter.)
  • The Odyssey (1997)
  • Osmosis Jones (2001)
  • Project X (1987)
  • The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)
  • Return to Halloweentown (2006)
  • The Rugrats Movie (1998)
  • Snakeman (2005)
  • Spy Hard (1996)
  • Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
  • Tarzan (1999) (Used for the gorillas.)
  • Toy Story 3 (2010)
  • UHF (1989)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
  • The Wild (2006)

Video Games


  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U (Used for Diddy Kong's voice.)


  • Dragon's Lair
  • Pop'n Music 15 Adventure


  • Super Mario 64 DS (A very small portion of the sound is used in a normal pitch for Ukikis and a very high pitch for Swoops.)


  • Crash Bandicoot and the Wrath of Cortex
  • Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour (Used for ambience in the jungle course. Only the small portion from Super Mario 64 is used.)
  • Mario Party 4 (Used for Donkey Kong's voice.)
  • Mario Party 5 (Used for Donkey Kong's voice.)
  • Mario Party 6 (Used for Donkey Kong's voice.)
  • Mario Party 7 (Used for Donkey Kong's voice.)


  • Mario Kart: Super Circuit (Used for Donkey Kong's voice.)
  • Tom and Jerry: The Magic Ring (Video Game)


  • Living Books: Ruff's Bone
  • Microsoft Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker
  • Nickelodeon Toon Twister 3-D

Nintendo 64:

  • Banjo-Kazooie (Used for Conga's and Chimpy's voice.)
  • Donkey Kong 64
  • Mario Golf 64 (Only the small portion from Super Mario 64 is used.)
  • Mario Kart 64 (Used for Donkey Kong's voice.)
  • Mario Party (Used for Donkey Kong's voice.)
  • Mario Party 2 (Used for Donkey Kong's voice.)
  • Mario Party 3 (Used for Donkey Kong's voice.)
  • Pokémon Stadium (Only a very small portion of the sound is used. At least; for the in-game cries of Mankey and Primeape (used in a high pitch for Primeape.)
  • Pokémon Stadium 2 (Only a very small portion of the sound is used. At least; for the in-game cries of Mankey and Primeape (used in a high pitch for Primeape.)
  • Super Mario 64 (A very small portion of the sound is used in a normal pitch for Ukikis and a very high pitch for Swoops.)
  • Mario Tennis (Used for Donkey Kong's voice in a normal pitch, and Donkey Kong Jr.'s voice in a high pitch.)

Nintendo Switch:

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Used for Diddy Kong's voice.)


  • Crash Bandicoot
  • Skullmonkeys
  • Tomba!

PlayStation 2:

  • Crash Bandicoot and the Wrath of Cortex
  • Skullmonkeys


  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Used for Diddy Kong's voice.)

Wii U:

  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U (Used for Diddy Kong's voice.)


  • BBC America - Britcoms (2007)
  • Cartoon Network - The Dexter's Laboratory Airdextron Sweepstakes (2001)



  • YoGo - The Jungle Club (1990's)
  • YoGo Gorilla Mix - Bus (1995)


  • Neckermann Reisen (1998)


  • Commercials
  • Dodge Magnum - "Monkey" (2004)
  • Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens ZOOLights 2012 (Commercials)
  • Scented & Collectible Bananas Toys! (2019) (Commercials)


  • Gorilla Flicks (2014) (Logos)
  • Monkey Massacre (2016-) (Logos)


  • Batman v Superman: Flying Lessons
  • Cartoon Network Responds
  • DC Super Hero Girls
  • Disney Fairies


  • George of the Jungle (1997) (Trailers)
  • Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014) (Trailers)
  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) (Trailers)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: King K. Rool Reveal Trailer (2018) (Used for Diddy Kong's voice.)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Banjo-Kazooie Reveral Trailer (E3 2019)
  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007) (Trailers)
  • The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002) (Trailers)
  • World of Zoo (2009) (Video Game Trailers)

TV Spots

  • Ice Age (2002) (TV Spots)
  • Ice Age The Meltdown (2006) (TV Spots)


  • (2002-present) (Heard once in the beginning segment of "the letter M".)


  • Kidsongs

YouTube Videos

  • Dragon Tales Parody Videos (Heard once in "Emmy and Cassie Have a Fight".)
  • Locos Ternurines (Heard once in "2x05 Jumanji". Note: This video is in the Spanish language.)
  • MegaYallow Videos (Heard twice in "Keep Talking, Snivy.".)
  • Mister Prawn Videos (Heard once in "Juggernuggets".)
  • Pencilmation
  • TheStringiniBros Videos (Heard thrice in "Dora No More".)
  • SMG4 Videos
  • WhitneyGoLucky (Used for Puipui.)

Theme Parks

  • Disney's Animal Kingdom
  • It's a Small World (Theme Parks) (Heard once in the Paris version.)


  • KidVision FBI Warning Screen (Heard on Real Animals VHS releases before the show started.)


  • Cyborg 009
  • DiC Sailor Moon

Image Gallery

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Audio Samples