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Macaco-prego

Cebus nigritus

Habitat:

Atlantic forest

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3 Comments

Carolina
Carolina 11 years ago

Wow Marina that's great! Don't worry about english, mine is not that good either haha :)
But I think is really really awesome you are working with this primates, capuchins are really smart!

marinapercheron
marinapercheron 11 years ago

Hello, I'm new to Project Noah! My english is not very good, but I will try to communicate...

I am a Biologist and researcher of this species in Brazil... Here, we call "macaco-prego", and your scientific name is Cebus nigritus for my study area, which is south of Brazil.

This genre has several different species occurring in Brazil and most of south america... :) I love primates! I love capuchins! :D

Your pictures are great!

I will follow you! : D

bye bye

Carolina
Carolina 11 years ago

In english it common name will be Black Capuchin. These monkeys are awesome, they are a subspecies of the Tufted Capuchin (the one I'm holding in my display picture) :)
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/538...

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Spotted on Mar 17, 2011
Submitted on Mar 17, 2011

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