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44) The bald uakari lives in the upper Amazon basin. They spend their entire life in the trees -- not surprising considering they are found in forests subject to frequent flooding. High in the trees sits a monkey with a red face and hairless head -- the bald uakari.
Notes: High in the trees sits a monkey with a red face and hairless head -- the bald uakari.
Scientific name: Cacajao calvus
uakari -- wah-CAR-ee
Member of the Cebid family
Photo © by: Luis Claudio Marigo

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