Why are they in our Sanctuary?
There are two white faced monkey (or capucchin monkeys) in our sanctuary, Coquita and Chimuelo. These are there stories:
I entered in 2020 as an adult, I was confiscated in the Orotina area after having been kept as a pet for 10 years in a house. Unfortunately my behavior does not allow her to be released because I am very used to contact with people.
Chimuelo (engl. Toothless)
I arrived at the Rescue Center in 2022 as a juvenile from San Ramón de Alajuela. I turned up loose in town with a dog collar around my neck until I was finally captured. When the doctors examined me, they realized that my teeth had been filed and I had a strong infection in them, and my behavior showed that I had been a pet for some time. Because of these reasons, I currently live in the Sanctuary where I love to play in the trees and watch visitors pass by.