Brazilian capuchin monkeys eating corn, video


This March 2019 video is about wild black-striped capuchin monkeys eating corn from a chickens’ trough in Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil.

To better understand how primates adapt to the increasing presence of humans, researchers monitored a group of 17 capuchin monkeys for a year and a half. Confined to a green area in the municipality of Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) and frequented by city government officers and casual visitors, the primates were found to spend more time searching for food, but less in eating, resting and socializing: here.

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