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Capuchin Monkey

Cebus apella


The tufted capuchin is an omnivorous animal, mostly feeding on fruits and invertebrates, although it sometimes feeds on small vertebrates (e.g. lizards and bird chicks) and other plant parts.


It can be found in many different kinds of environment, including moist tropical and subtropical forest, dry forest, and disturbed or secondary forest.

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Almirante Brown, Misiones, Argentina

Spotted on Jan 15, 2011
Submitted on May 21, 2011

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