White-Faced Saki

Pithecia pithecia

It’s easy to tell whether an adult white-faced saki monkey is male or female. The males are all black except for the white fur around their faces while the females are overall brown.


Fact File

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pronunciationPronunciation: SAK-ee
lengthLength: Up to 1.2 ft
weightWeight: Up to 4.5 lbs
life expectancyLife Expectancy: 11 yrs
habitatHabitat: Tropical rainforest
dietDiet: Fruit, seeds, honey, leaves, flowers, small mammals and birds