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Black-striped Capuchin A tool user. Black-striped capuchin,Mato Grosso,Pantanal,Pouso Alegre,Sapajus libidinosus Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Very cute Posted 2 months ago
    1. Yes, thanks Niel Posted 2 months ago

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The black-striped capuchin is a capuchin monkey from South America. It was the first non-ape primate in which tool usage was documented in the wild, as individuals have been seen cracking nuts by placing them on a stone "anvil" while hitting them with another large stone. Adaptations to carrying large stones and fruit include strengthened back and leg muscles that permit the monkey to walk on its hind legs while carrying stones.

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by NattyOne
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Uploaded Nov 19, 2022. Captured Aug 11, 2022 15:48.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 400mm