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The Guardian of the Tree of Life - helps save the Amazon LOS ANGELES, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Premiering April 19th, 2009 - Sunday @ 7:00pm on Animal Planet -- on Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. This stunning award-winning High Definition Documentary was shot over a year in the Peruvian Amazon.
The bald uakari (Cacajao calvus), also known as the red uakari or bald-headed uakari, is a distinctive red-faced monkey found in swampy forests. It is in Brazil, Peru, and Colombia. The species is considered "near threatened" by the 2004 World Conservation Union (IUCN) Red List. This was because of hunting and the destruction of its habitat. They have little fur on the face, with bright red facial skin a sign of good health. This enables them to choose the healthiest (most red-faced)...
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.