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Tufted Capuchin (Cebus apella)

Posted on Apr 27, 2008 by in Primates | 0 comments

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Cebus apella
Number 0147

The tufted capuchin, which is also known as the brown capuchin or the black-capped capuchin, is a monkey that lives in the forests of South America. It eats nuts—whose shells it cracks with a stone—and fruit. The tufted species is the only capuchin that carries its tail in a coil, like this one here.

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