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The Capuchins are 9 New World Monkey species that are part of the biological family Cebidae. Capuchins are black, brown, buff, or whitish, but their exact color and pattern depends on the particualr Capuchin species. They reach a length of approximately 12 to 22 inches on average, with tails that are roughly the same length as their bodies. Capuchin monkeys are among the most recognized types of monkeys in the world, often featured in photos and movies.

Black-Striped Capuchin

Black-Striped Capuchin

The Black-Striped Capuchin (Sapajus Libidinosus), also known as the Bearded Capuchin, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found in areas of Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, and Argentina. Like some other types of Capuchins in South America, the Black-Striped Capuchin has been observed using stones as anvils and hammers to […]

Golden-Bellied Capuchin

Golden-Bellied Capuchin

The Golden-Bellied Capuchin (Sapajus Xanthosternos), also known as the Yellow-Breasted Capuchin or Buffy-Headed Capuchin, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found the Atlantic forest regions of south-eastern Bahia and Brazil. Commonly described as having a distinctive yellowish-red chest, belly, and upper arms, these color traits are what give the Golden-Bellied…

Black Capuchin

Black Capuchin

The Black Capuchin (Sapajus Nigritus), also known as the Black-Horned Capuchin, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found in the Atlantic Forest in southeastern Brazil and northeastern Argentina. Originally included as a subspecies of the Tufted Capuchin, the Black Capuchin only recently achieved species status. This delay was mainly due to the physical similarities…

Tufted Capuchin

Tufted Capuchin

The Tufted Capuchin (Sapajus Apella), also known as the Brown Capuchin, Black-Capped Capuchin, or Pin Monkey, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found in the northern rainforests of Guyana, Venezuela, and Brazil. The Tufted Capuchin is stronger and more durably built than other Capuchins; with brownish gray fur and black hands and feet. They are notable for the tuft of…

Blond Capuchin

Blond Capuchin

The Blond Capuchin (Sapajus Flavius) is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found in northeastern Brazil. The Blond Capuchin was thought to be extinct until it was rediscovered in 2006, with an estimated population of approximately 180 individuals at that time. The Blond Capuchin remains listed as critically endangered […]

White-Fronted Capuchin

White-Fronted Capuchin

The White-Fronted Capuchin (Cebus Albifrons) is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found in seven different countries in South America including Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, and Trinidad and Tobago. The White-Fronted Capuchin species is divided into several different sub-species including Ecuadorian Capuchins, Shock-Headed Capuchins…

Kaapori Capuchin

Kappori Capuchin

The Kaapori Capuchin (Cebus Kaapori) is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found on the northern Atlantic coast of Brazil in the states of Pará and Maranhão. It was only recently elevated to species status, formerly being classified as a subspecies of the Wedge-Capped Capuchin species. Furthermore, there are […]

Wedge-Capped Capuchin

Wedge-Capped Capuchin

The Wedge-Capped Capuchin (Cebus Olivaceus), also known as the Weeper Capuchin, or Ka’Apor Capuchin, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is commonly northern Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname, Venezuela and possibly northern Colombia. Adult Wedge-Capped Capuchins are approximately 6 to 7 pounds, with the males weighing slightly more than the females…