Kaapori capuchin

Kaapori capuchin

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Cebus kaapori

The Kaapori capuchin is a capuchin monkey endemic to Brazil. This species is located the Brazilian states of Pará and Maranhão along the Atlantic coast to the north of the country, and usually found in dense forest regions, where their food is more abundant, but can also be found in secondary growth areas during the dry season. Like most Capuchins, the Kaapori capuchin is diurnal, arboreal and omnivorous, their diet consisting of small animals and plants. They eat roughly equal portions of plants and animals, mainly feeding on ripe fruits and small insects and invertebrates such as spiders, snails, wasps, caterpillars, grasshoppers, ants, and bird eggs. It weighs about 2 – 3 kg.

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References

1. Kaapori capuchin Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaapori_capuchin
2. Kaapori capuchin on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/40019/166617312

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