Bearded saki (Chiropotes chiropotes)

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Bearded saki on a branch
IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • A group of bearded sakis may travel up to 6 km through a forest in one day
  • Bearded sakis have tufts of hair on the head and a beard, which is thicker and longer in males than in females
  • Bearded sakis form large groups of up to 44 individuals, but will separate into smaller groups to forage
  • Feeding mainly on fruit and seeds, bearded sakis may also eat flowers and invertebrates
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Bearded saki description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyPitheciidae
GenusChiropotes (1)

Information on the bearded saki (Chiropotes chiropotes) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Spanish
Capuchinos Del Orinoco, Mono Barbudo.
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Bearded saki status

The bearded saki is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (June, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (July, 2012)
    http://www.cites.org
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