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3) Unlike many other animals, primates do not leave their infants in a nest or other protected area. Instead, mothers carry their infants wherever they go. Infants may cling to the belly or, as this young uakari is doing, ride on mother's back. Mother bald uakari carries infant on her back

Notes: Mother bald uakari carries infant on her back
Scientific name: Cacajao calvus
uakari -- wah-CAR-ee
Photo © by: Roy Fontaine

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