Capuchin Monkey

White Fronted Capuchin

Species: Cebus capucinus
Common Name: White Fronted Capuchin
Natural habitat: They prefer forest habitats and are native to the forests of Central America and the extreme north-western portion of South America.
Natural foods: The Capuchin is an omnivore. Its primary foods are fruit and insects.
Life expectancy: The Capuchin have been known to live longer than 50 years in captivity.
Other comments: Their intelligence and ability to use tools allows them to be trained to assist paraplegics. Other species of Capuchin monkeys are also trained in this manner.