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Central American white-faced Capuchin

Cebus imitator


medium-sized Central American monkey, important to rainforest ecology for its role in dispersing seeds and pollen.


forests of Central America


I stayed at a guesthouse beside Cahuita National Park and a lot of animals visited the grounds every day. There were these Capuchins and also howler monkeys, caiman, iguanas and numerous birds. It was great to see so many animals without even leaving my accommodations. You can see a youngster on the mothers back in the third photo.

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Sachin Zaveri 2.0
Sachin Zaveri 2.0 3 years ago

Impressive 3rd picture, Lovely series.

Beautiful series Dan,congrats and thanks for sharing

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 4 years ago

Thanks Ashley for the nomination! Thank you Mark, Dr.Sherpa and Leuba.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 years ago

Lovely spotting Dan and what a great way to see so many different animals. Must have been exciting.

AshleyT 4 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Dan, that one looks real cute!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Fabulous pics Dan. Thanks.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 4 years ago

Thanks on both accounts! All fixed.

triggsturner 4 years ago

Great series Dan. (Noted you have put these guys in the 2018 photo comp.)

Dan Doucette
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Dan Doucette

Cahuita, Limón Province, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jan 2, 2019
Submitted on Sep 6, 2019

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