Zoey the capuchin monkey absolutely loves her grandma and misses her grandma terribly when she is not around. Just like humans grow must play an important role in the development of monkeys. The bond that they share between grandma and granddaughter is precious.
In this video we see that so is grandma has been away for a whole week. And when grandma returns? Zoey’s reaction is priceless. Capuchin monkeys are social animals just like humans which is why it’s quite common to use these little cute monkeys as service animals.
Watch this video and see that humans and other great apes are not so different. This video will touch your heart with the love that these two monkeys have for each other. Enjoy this video of two loving monkeys.
Quick fact session before you go, just in case you are ever on Jeopardy OR if you want to impress folks with your knowledge of primates: The capuchin monkies are readily identified as “organ grinder” monkies, so yes: your suspicious on that matter are confirmed
In 2010, the federal government revised their definition of service animals and now capuchins are helping all kinds of people in need these days. They seem ideally suited for helping quadriplegics and they can be trained to do all kinds of tasks such as turning lights on and off, and opening drink bottles.
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