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A capuchin monkey is born in Benidorm Terra Natura
A baby capuchin monkey is born at Benidorm Terra Natura facilities. In a statement, the park reported that with this are ten capuchins who were born there. The baby weighed 200 grams at birth.
The monkey looks around grabbed to his mother's womb without separating an instant. From that position, Newborn baby is fed when he wants by its mother's milks. As usual in this species of primates, while mother holds baby permanently, father is completely ignoring its care.
Delivery was no complications during the night. In conducting daily testing and inspection of animals, caregivers found out that the young had been born and was in perfect health with his mother.
Female capuchin monkey had to complete a gestation of 160 days to give birth to new baby, which is the tenth birth of this species in Terra Natura Benidorm. In first phase of development, like all mammals, this animal will be fed breast milk, but over time will incorporate into its diet food like fruit, vegetables, eggs, some meat, among others, until the end of weaning process.
When one year old, will probably start raising its emancipation. In nature, males typically leave the group when they reach sexual maturity at about seven years. In contrast, females remain in the group throughout their lives. Right now, little monkey continues to grow and is related to members of his flock, who show interest to him, trying to touch and pick it up.
This specie is considered as one of the most intelligent primates in Central America. They are very sociable animals that are listed as threatened under Red List sets created in 1963 by International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Source: Europa Press