Know Your Primate: Pithecia pithecia

Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorrhini
Infraorder: Platyrrhini
Family: Pitheciidae
Subfamily: Pitheciinae
Genus: Pithecia
Species: Pithecia pithecia
Common: White-Faced Saki
The genus Saki contains five species. This post is about the white-faced saki, which readers may have seen pictures of in my recent posts about the St. Louis Zoo. The white-faced saki resides in the Guianas and northern Brazil.

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