White-throated capuchin (Cebus capucinus)
|Also known as:||Gorgona white-fronted capuchin, white-faced capuchin, white-headed capuchin|
|Spanish:||Mono Capuchino, Mono Carablanca|
- The white-throated capuchin is the only capuchin monkey found in Central America.
- An arboreal, forest dwelling species, the white-throated capuchin feeds mainly on fruit and insects.
- White-throated capuchins live in groups averaging around 15 to 20 individuals.
- The white-throated capuchin has a prehensile tail which can be used to grip branches.
Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).
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