South America


 

Saki Monkey - Thick, Long-Coated Fuzzy Face

white faced saki male

 

Saki Monkey is a more common name for any primate that is a member of the Pithecia genus. There are 8 saki species in this group and there are also 5 in another genus - Chiropotes or “bearded sakis”. They live all across South America from South Colombia to Central Brazil. They are arboreal and live in the trees of rainforest regions.

 

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