Saki, White-Faced

Saki, White-Faced

Pithecia pithecia

Vital Statistics

Height:

12 - 8 inches long

Weight:

3 - 4 lbs

Diet:

Primate chow, peanuts, sweet potatoes, eggs, bananas corn on the cob, pears, string beans, carrots, peppers, oranges, grapes, squash, cucumbers, celery, and meal worms

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Rainforests of lowlands and mountains of the South American forest

At The Zoo

Greenhouse located at the start of the Feinstein Junior Scholar Wetlands Trail

Did You Know?

Saki monkeys’ are also known as “flying monkeys,” capable of leaping as much as 30 feet between branches.