White-faced Saki Pithecia pithecia

Is that a monkey or a cat? White-faced sakis have been observed sleeping coiled in the trees!

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ORIGIN:
South America

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HABITAT:
Rainforests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
4 lbs
Length: 12-19 in

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DIET:
Fruits, leaves, seeds and flowers

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PREDATORS:
Jaguars, snakes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Alarm call

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REPRODUCTION:
5-month gestation

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THREATS:
Habitat loss and collection for the pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
15 yrs in wild

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8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

fax: 321.259.5966

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