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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.

White-Headed Capuchin

White-Headed Capuchin

The White-Headed Capuchin (Cebus Capucinus), also known as the White-Faced Capuchin or White-Throated Capuchin, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is commonly found in Central America and northern South America. This medium sized monkey is one of the most recognizable in the world; often characterized as the companion of an organ grinder in…