Monkey Bansi

Bansi is a boy monkey.

His name is pronounced ban’-si in English.

Monkey Bansi got his name because his ears have an elf-like look. Elves are often associated with flutes. So he is named after an Indian word for “flute.”

Bansi likes all sounds from the rustle of leaves to man-made music. Bansi can be a bit stubborn at times. Bansi enjoys eating asparagus and spinach. It appears he likes the color dark green.



In some countries the name Bansi means: “flute or melodious.”

The word is used by Hindu Indian (Sanskrit) and Native American cultures including Alaskan, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Miwok, and Mohawk.

Do you know someone named Bansi? Where does he live?


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