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Central American white-faced Capuchin

Cebus imitator

Description:

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

Habitat:

forests of Central America

Notes:

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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8 Comments

Beautiful series Dan,congrats and thanks for sharing

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 days ago

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

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 days ago

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

AshleyT
AshleyT a week 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
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa a week ago

Dan, that one looks real cute!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a week ago

Fabulous pics Dan. Thanks.

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 weeks ago

Thanks on both accounts! All fixed.

triggsturner
triggsturner 2 weeks ago

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

dandoucette
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dandoucette

Provincia Limón, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.73, Long: -82.84

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

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