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Synonyms for capuchin

a hooded cloak for women

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monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl

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We know that capuchin monkeys share a number of our own economic biases," says psychologist Laurie Santos, lead author of the study.
Fur rubbing can also help reinforce social bonds among capuchins, as well as establishing a group scent.
The buffy-headed capuchin is critically endangered in the wild as listed by the International Union for the Conservations of Nature.
Since 2007, Michael has been living with Kathy - a 22 year old capuchin monkey provided for him by Helping Hands, an American charity that trains monkeys to assist disabled people with daily tasks.
THE WOMAN RAISED BY MONKEYS (9pm National Geographic) IT'S A story you long to be true - Bradford woman Marina Chapman, inset, made headlines around the world earlier this year with her claim that she spent five years of her childhood alone in the South American rainforest - and owes her survival to the tiny capuchin monkeys who accepted her as one of their own.
Bradford woman Marina Chapman made headlines around the world earlier this year with her extraordinary claim that she spent five years of her childhood alone in the South American rainforest - and that she owes her survival to the tiny capuchin monkeys who accepted her as one of their own.
Lager was the Vocation Director for the Capuchin Province of Mid-America providing discernment opportunities for those considering a religious vocation.
I began my studies for the priesthood as a Capuchin novice in the St.
After the world's most famous white-headed capuchin was brought to the Serengeti-Park in Hodenhagen(Germany) last Sunday, he was put into quarantine, which will last another three weeks.
There are a lot of reasons to suspect that the same selective forces that shaped humans also shaped capuchins, causing both species to share features such as complex political behaviour and culturally transmitted social rituals," Perry said.
The Capuchins claim the number of meals given out daily has shot up from 340 to 500 in recent months.
Capuchins make mental plans for fracturing a particular nut before selecting an appropriate stone for the task, say primatologist Elisabetta Visalberghi of the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies in Rome and her colleagues.
Superior General) of the Capuchins who count 11,000 members worldwide.
Data from capuchin monkeys on other reversal learning tasks such as the Transfer Index (Rumbaugh, 1970, 1997) also place them into a gray area between associative learners and rule learners, and a test of the mediational paradigm using a manual apparatus indicated that capuchins performed below the levels shown by great apes (De Lillo & Visalberghi, 1994).
During the trial, arguments centred around a barrage of expert evidence which claimed or denied that the separation of the mother and infant capuchins had caused psychological injury.