Capuchin Monkeys.

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  1. DragonKeeper

    DragonKeeper Suspended Banned

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    Alright, I have been wondering this for a long time, I have seen Capuchin Monkeys a lot on classified websites such as:

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    And here.

    Are they illegal to keep in Aus?
     
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    Yes, i was lucky and ordered two mating pairs in 2005... They're getting harder to get these days.
     
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    Got pics?

    That is awesome, I see a few to give away every now and then, I gues people grow tired after the novelty wears off.

    How come they are legal here and things like squirrels aren't?

    And are they difficult to care for.
     
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    They're very shy animals. I love having them around though, they're the life at parties when they've had a few drinks.

    Generally they don't let me take photos. But they do like the attention from time to time.
     
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    omg no way..... :O!!! your allowed to keep monkeys!!!!.. i so want one of them!
     
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    Monkeys? I thought you said cappacino machines... I bought two mating pairs...
     
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    Reel em in slim6y, reel em in
     
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    I can't do that... because I feel bad enough.. a 16 year old and an 18 year old... I had to give in and talk about cappachino machines.....

    If they were 11 or 12 I'd keep it going... because at least at that age you're meant to be gullible!
     
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    Does anyone currently own or breed these Monkeys on this Forum, I would be interested to find out whats involved with keeping them.

    Cheers
     
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    Lucky until the chameloanaconda got to one of them ;)
     
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    Lol erm.
     
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    Offer to pick it up, see what happens, lol.
     
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    I wished you hadn;t reminded me of that...:(

    That snake is still on the loose...

    There's a pic of it somewhere on this internet site stalking a bird... I have to find it, maybe someone seeing the pic will remember seeing the snake around somewhere. I really want it back.
     
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    Here's a picture of the cameonconda that ate some of my monkeys - see how it's stalking that bird. That bird didn't even get a chance...

    [​IMG]
     
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    Having received a bite from a friends Spider Monkey, i can tell you monkeys make terrible pets, and always end up given to Zoo's or the like.
     
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    I've heard first hand from a friend that they are very poor pets. They don't do well unless in groups, and if they arn't in groups they become very attached and protective of a sole owner and will often attack anyone who gets close to that person.
     
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    omg i need an attack monkey, i will finally be safe walking the streets at night :D lol slim6y you crack me up
     
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    Monkeys are terrible pets,,we had to get rid of our little guy because he kept burning the milk,,
    Dont believe me?
    heres a pic..
     

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    Slim, I ran your pic through my Chamoanimal recognition software to show everyone that your not insane. But I found something strange, I think your Monkey got bitten by the chamelanconda, making a Chamelcapchuin riding a Chamelcollie. They are one dangerous snake slim, I can't belive you haven't found it yet. Lord knows how many Chamoanimals are running around now. All because you "Just had to have one" :rolleyes:

    chamoconda & chamocapachum & chamocollie copy.jpg
     
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    waaaaay too much time on your hands guys!!!

    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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