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Kaapori Capuchin
Cebus kaapori3
Information
Range Brazil, in Brazilian states of Pará and Maranhão.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Primates
Family Cebidae
Genus Cebus
Species Cebus kaapori
Conservation Status
CRSpecies
Critically Endangered
KaaporiCapuchin-1

The Kaapori capuchin (Cebus kaapori), is a new species of gracile capuchin monkey endemic to Brazil This species is found in the Brazilian states of Pará and Maranhão. Formerly considered a subspecies of the Wedge-capped capuchin (Cebus olivaceus), it was recently elevated to species status.

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