White-Faced Saki

Species: Pithecia pithecia
Geographic Range: Northern South America
Size: 12-16 inches (head and body),  3-5 lbs.
Lifespan: 14 years in the wild, up to 35 years in captivity
Conservation Status: Least concern
Como’s Sakis
Find them in the Primate Building Map
Fun Facts

  • A saki’s tail is approximately as long as its body.
  • Sakis eat unripe fruit which is not palatable to most other primates.