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Study shows that capuchin monkeys use sticks and stones to dig for food underground

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2024
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This article has been reviewed according to Science X's editorial process and policies . Editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring the content's credibility: Capuchin monkeys are omnivores whose diet in the wild may include buds, flowers, leaves, seeds, nuts, fruit, and berries; as well as birds, eggs, small mammals, mollusks and arthropods such as insects and spiders. Some of these food sources are found underground, and using tools could help the monkeys locate and access them. It is known that chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in the wild use sticks...

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