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White-headed Capuchin Cebus capucinus
2012-07-13 14:39:09

The white-headed Capuchin (Cebus capucinus) is a New World monkey that is native to Central America, as well as the far northwestern area of South America. It is also known as the white-faced capuchin and the white-throated capuchin. Its Central American range includes Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Reports have shown that it may occur in southern Belize and eastern Guatemala, but...

Diana Monkey
2006-12-28 15:48:37

The Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana) is often considered one of the most beautiful of the Old World monkeys. It is found in West Africa, from Sierra Leone to Ghana. The Diana monkey ranges from 15.75 to 21.65 in (40 to 55 cm) long, excluding its tail. The tail is of a uniform 1.18 to 1.57 inches (3 to 4 cm) in diameter and 19.69 to 29.53 in (50 to 75) cm long. They are generally black or...

Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
2006-12-28 13:36:59

The black-capped squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis) is a South American squirrel monkey, found in Bolivia, Brazil and Peru.

Common Squirrel Monkey
2006-12-28 13:33:12

The common squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) is a small New World primate from the Cebidae family. It is native to ten different countries of South America. They are Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela and Puerto Rico. It lives in very large groups, up to 300 individuals. They stay in moist tropical forests, and usually roam in the medium and lower...

Central American Squirrel Monkey
2006-12-28 13:31:25

The Central American Squirrel Monkey, Saimiri oerstedii, is a squirrel monkey species from Central America. It is found in Costa Rica and Panama.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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