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Pale-headed Saki

Pithecia pithecia

Home Range:

Northern South America

Habitat:

Rainforests

Diet:

Fruits

Reproduction

One young

Social Structure

Often found in groups of up to 12 animals

Fun Facts

Males and females can be told apart easily. Males have white faces, while females have dark faces.

Like tamarins and marmosets, sakis do not have prehensile tails.