How Can You Get Baby Capuchin Monkeys for Free?


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Due to the high demand for baby primates it isn't possible to obtain an infant capuchin monkey for free. The average price of a baby capuchin ranges from $6,000 to $8,500, depending on the area, breeder and the capuchin's pedigree.

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Occasionally, some owners relinquish capuchin monkeys to experienced homes free of charge. Most re-homed capuchins are at least 2 years old, however, meaning these monkeys are no longer infants. However, female capuchin monkeys don't mature until 4 years of age, and male capuchins don't mature until the age of 7. This means potential owners may be able to find juvenile capuchin monkeys for free.

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