What Is A Capuchin Monkey?

**A Capuchin Monkey is a type of small New World monkey found in Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. They are classified in the subfamily Cebinae, along with squirrel monkeys and bald capuchins. They have a prehensile tail which helps them climb and hang from trees, and they are also able to use their hands to manipulate objects as they are very dexterous.

The fur color of the Capuchin Monkey varies between black, beige and buff, and they can live up to around 45 years in the wild. **

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