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White-faced capuchin

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Like many South American primates, capuchins can hang from grasping tails—freeing hands and feet for plucking food.

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  • Title: White-faced capuchin
  • Location: South America
  • Type: Taxidermy Specimen
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): 589193
  • Scientific Name: <i>Cebus capucinus</i>
  • Photo Credit: Carl C Hansen, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History & Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Field: Vertebrate Zoology
  • Date Collected: 1989

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