Increasing foraging opportunities for a group of captive capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus).

@article{Hayes1990IncreasingFO,
  title={Increasing foraging opportunities for a group of captive capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus).},
  author={Saija Hayes},
  journal={Laboratory animal science},
  year={1990},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={515-9}
}
Capuchin monkeys often employ complex manipulative skills while recovering food items. Five captive Cebus capucinus were presented with two identical feeders that required the monkeys to lift up flaps, search through hay, and perform coordinated hand movements in order to obtain food items. The intent of this study was not to merely increase the amount of… CONTINUE READING