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2014-08-28 23:07:03

Four named after senior primatologists including Conservation International President Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier and Senior Researcher Dr. Anthony B. Rylands Arlington, Va., USA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 A major revision of the taxonomy of the saki monkeys of South America (genus Pithecia) was announced at the 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society in Hanoi. For many years, it was believed that there were just five species of sakis, but this study revealed the existence...


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2006-12-28 13:45:42

The Monk Saki, Pithecia monhachus, is a species of saki monkey, a type of New World monkey. It is from South America. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. It can grow up to be 14.57 to 18.9 inches (37 to 48 cm) long and weigh about 3.3 to 6.61 lbs (1.5 to 3 kilograms). The tail can be up to 15.75 to 19.68 inches (40 or 50 centimeters) long. It usually lives in groups of three of four, in the canopy, and is very shy. The Monk Saki is very shy.] It has coarse fur, and was almost...

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