Black-capped Squirrel Monkey Saimiri boliviensis

Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
The Black-capped Squirrel Monkey used to be considered the same species as the Common Squirrel Monkey until the mid 1980s. It comes from Bolivia, Peru and far western Brazil.
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
Both male and female have a black cap, bare eye mask, black muzzle, white ear-tufts, yellow/ginger and grey fur, bright yellow lower arms and feet and a long tail for balance and warmth.
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey with baby
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey with baby
They live in large groups in the trees.
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey with baby Mother and child.
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey Another monkey hitches a ride with the infant.
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey with baby
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
Black-capped Squirrel Monkey