Sakis titis and uakaris

(Pitheciidae)

Class Mammalia Order Primates Family Pitheciidae

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Diverse family of small- to medium-sized monkeys with long, thickly haired tails (except Cacajao) and long, coarse or dense hair (except Chiropotes), which range in color from white, buffy, yellow, and orange to brown, black, gray, and agouti

Size

Length: 9.1-21.7 in (232-550 mm); weight: 1.5-7.6 lb (700-3,450 g)

Number of genera, species

4 genera; 28 species

Habitat

Highland and lowland rainforest, tropical dry forest, liana forest, savanna forest, mountain savanna forest, secondary forest, igapo, varzea, swamp, gallery forest, and disturbed habitat

Conservation status

Critically Endangered: 2 species; Endangered: 1 species; Vulnerable: 9 species; Data Deficient: 2 species

Distribution

Found in South America in the Amazon and Orinoco basins, Atlantic coastal forest of Brazil, parana forests of Bolivia and Paraguay

Distribution

Found in South America in the Amazon and Orinoco basins, Atlantic coastal forest of Brazil, parana forests of Bolivia and Paraguay

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