Chino was sold into the pet trade as an infant. His owner realised very quickly that Chino would be better off at IPR and he arrived at the sanctuary in 2010 when he was just six weeks old. He was hand reared by volunteers and socialized with Willow.

Brown Capuchins

Latin Name – Cebus apella

Diet in the Wild
Nuts, fruit, insects, larvae, eggs, Small birds, frogs, lizards

IUCN Conservation Status
Least Concern (Rylands/Boubli/Mittermeier/Wallace/Ceballos-Mago)

Distribution in the wild
Northern Amazon rainforest – Guyanas, Venezuela and Brazil, as far north as the Orinoco River in Venezuela. Also inhabits eastern Colombia, Ecuador & Peru