Before going ahead to buy a capuchin monkey you should bear in mind they require a lot of care and effort and quite frankly a lot of space which not everyone can provide.
In the wild, they live on trees swinging from one branch to the other, this issue is not significant when they are young but as they grow older it can be a real dilemma.
These primates are best suited for environments that have been simulated to resemble that of their natural habitat in the wild.
Buying a pet capuchin monkey whose parents were pets and have been domesticated can help mitigate some of these but not all, in some cases it just lessens its effect. That’s why our available capuchin monkeys for sale all come from domesticated parents. We are also against displacing animals in the wild to become pets.
Below are some of the most important things you need to know about capuchin monkeys before you go ahead and check out our available capuchin monkeys for sale page;
Laws change all the time so the best way to be sure is to check your state and local law but for now, they are legal and the following states below:
Nevada, North Carolina, Florida, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Ohio, Alabama, West Virginia, Indiana, Arkansas, Wyoming, North Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas.
Capuchins share about 97% of their DNA with us with a weaker immune system therefore feeding most be delicate.
In the wild, these primates feed on fruit, insects, leaves, and small birds. They are particularly good at catching frogs and cracking nuts, and it is suspected that they may also feed on small mammals.
As a pet, in order to get complete nutrients, they can be fed a high-quality, formulated monkey chow, from time to time their diet can be supplemented with the thins above if you have access or cooked meat, teaspoon size.
Before checking out the available capuchin monkeys we have for sale you should be aware of the fact that in the wild, capuchin monkeys have plenty of space to swing from trees and explore their surroundings.
Most private owners lack the space to accommodate a naturalistic enclosure, which can lead to boredom, frustration, and aggression in captive monkeys.
If you do choose to still go ahead to buy and keep a capuchin monkey, provide the largest amount of space possible and include trees, ropes, shaded areas, and toys.
If you plan to give your monkey free rein in the house, make sure you monkey-proof your home. Even with the best precautions, monkeys are curious and intelligent, so an escape is likely.
We offer our capuchin monkeys for sale in texas ( capuchin monkey for sale in texas ) too and in many other states in the US, so you have nothing to worry about if that is your state.
There are a number of states where capuchin monkeys are legal which we have listed above. So do not hesitate to check out our available capuchin monkeys for sale page.
We don’t offer only capuchin monkeys for sale, there are other exotic pets we also offer for sale.
Buying a capuchin monkey might not be for everyone, so if you want to check out our other exotic pets for sale then check out the links below;
If you are interested in reading more about capuchin monkeys then you should check out the link below so you can be better informed before going ahead to make the decision to buy a capuchin monkey as a pet.