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White-faced Capuchin Monkey

(Cebus capucinus)

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Identification:

The White-faced Capuchin also called White-throated Capuchin. A mid-sized black monkey with whitish face, neck, shoulders, and upper arms; to 46cm (18in), plus long tail; males larger than females. (Mono Carablanca). This species regulated for conservation purposes.

Habitat:

Wet and dry forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; arboreal, but also comes to the ground.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.


White-faced Capuchin Monkey (Cebus capucinus), Costa Rica