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13) Primates feed on many different types of foliage Here a uakari chews on a stem. The uakaris eat only plant material, but many primates eat some of the insects they find in the trees. Other primates may eat birds' eggs and small animals such as frogs. A monkey with a red face and hairless head chewing on a stem.
Notes: A monkey with a red face and hairless head chewing on a stem.
Scientific name: Cacajao calvus
uakari -- wah-CAR-ee
This species, the bald uakari, is found in South America.
Photo © by: Luis Claudio Marigo

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