Mono Capuchino (55)
|This is a Capuchin Monkey, the most common specie in almost all Venezuela. They are found from Costa Rica to Paraguay. These animals have adapted to living in places populated by man. Capuchin Monkeys are tree-dwellers, and very agil and showy, by its acrobatics demonstrations on the tree's branches. |
These are very intelligent monkeys that are common as pets, trained performers, and therapy animals. Capuchin Monkeys are numerous in captivity in the USA and Europe. Organ grinders have used these animals for decades.
It took me a lot of time to get this shot, because they are moving constantly so fast, and when you get them in focus, suddenly jumps and go away.
Scientific Name: Cebus Capucinus
Life Span: 15-20 years
Length: The length of the head and body is 12-22 inches. The length of the tail is approximately the same.
Weight: Capuchin Monkeys weigh 3-8 pounds.