15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Dangerous Lunch

This big male white-faced capuchin in Costa Rica caught the biggest, scariest looking bug (some sort of wood-boring beetle) we had ever seen, and calmly ate it for lunch. This bug's jaws were so powerful that we could actually hear them snapping shut as it tried to lop off its captor's fingers!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Copyright: © Jason Traverse