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Great jumpers, generally shy
Mostly fruit with some vegetation and insects
Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil and Peru
Habitat destruction is a primary threat to these monkeys. There are a number of rainforest conservation efforts underway to help take pressure off the different New World monkey species.
- Saki monkeys live in family groups.
- They are territorial, and have several forms of communication, ranging from a roar to a twitter.
Animalia, Chordata, Mammalia, Primates, Pitheciidae, Pitheciinae
Place of Birth
North and central South America rainforests
Varied, black, grey, reddish-brown with furry head
About 14 years but can live up to 30 years