White-Throated Capuchin Monkey
Life expectancy: 15-25 year Life Expectancy
Habitat: Found in South America; Bolivia, Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago
Fun Facts About CAPUCHIN MONKEYS
- Capuchin Monkeys in captivity have been known to live up to 46 years.
- Capuchins are one of the few primate species that have been known to craft and use tools in the wild.
- The word Capuchin comes from the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, who wore brown robes with hoods over their heads, looking similar to the small monkeys that are named for them.
- Capuchins are extremely intelligent and very popular as pets in areas where it is legal to keep them.