Black capuchin

Brown Capuchin - an intellectual and social creature, he has a wide repertoire of sound signals: screams, growls, loud "croaking", trills, twitter, whistles. They also make quiet sounds: purring, gnashing of teeth.

Representatives of the species are easily identified by the presence of two horn-shaped tufts, which have adult animals. Brown capuchins are one of the largest members of their family. The coat is dark brown or black, white on the cheeks and forehead. Some individuals have slightly lighter brown fur on the back and neck. Grabbing tail. Weight from 2.2 to 3.5 kg.

Kept in groups of up to 20 or more individuals in a given area. The group usually has an equal number of males and females, but sometimes more females. There is a separate hierarchy among males and females.

Omnivorous. The diet includes fruits, plants, insects, spiders, small vertebrates, including rodents. Spend 70 to 90 percent of the time looking for food.

Distributed in South America and lives mainly in the mountainous regions of northeastern Brazil, as well as in the eastern Andes from Colombia

Interesting Facts:

Brown capuchins are born with fur.

They get along well with neighbors, thanks to such peace, different groups can safely feed in the border areas of the occupied territories.

The brain of these creatures is about 1, 9% of total weight. In humans, this figure is about 2%.