Golden-backed uakari

Golden-backed uakari

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SPECIES
Cacajao melanocephalus
WEIGHT
2.5-3.7 kg
LENGTH
365-485 mm

The golden-backed uakari or black-headed uakari, is a New World primate from the family Pitheciidae. It lives in the Amazon Rainforest, and is found in the countries of Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela. It has black hair covering its body, except for a reddish abdomen, tail, and upper limbs, and a bald face. It has highly specialised teeth which allow it to eat seeds and fruits with hard shells. The name golden-backed uakari is a neotype proposed by Boubli et al. .

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Diurnal

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Frugivore

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Granivore

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Herbivore

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Arboreal

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Terrestrial

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Viviparous

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Social

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Not a migrant

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starts with

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Golden-backed uakari habitat map

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References

1. Golden-backed uakari Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden-backed_uakari
2. Golden-backed uakari on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/160875418/160876028

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