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Noun1.Pithecia - sakisPithecia - sakis          
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cebidae, family Cebidae - all the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins
saki - small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
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During 2013 the zoo celebrated the birth of a baby bonobo, a western lowland gorilla and more recently a Bornean orang utan, while among other newcomers were baby vicuna, pygmy goats, capybara, meerkats, marmoset babies, penguin chicks, a white faced saki monkey, snow leopard cubs and a crowned lemur.
A RARE white-faced saki monkey was welcomed to Dublin Zoo's South American House yesterday.
The objectives of this paper are to: (1) describe the successful predation of a juvenile female black-bearded saki monkey (Chiropotes satanas chiropotes) by a Harpy Eagle, and (2) discuss what these observations suggest about predator and prey strategies.
They also are home to several endangered animal species, including the northern bearded saki monkey, jaguars, giant anteaters, the giant armadillo, and the ariranha or giant Amazon otter.
The adorable tot, cradled by protective mother Joely is a white-faced Saki monkey born on April 10.
In 2002, the government of Brazil created the largest rain forest national park in the world, to protect the White-faced Saki Monkey and hundreds of other species.
Keeping apes in shape: Trainee keeper Cerys Grove checks the weight of a male Saki monkey at Dudley Zoo.
5 /PRNewswire/ -- A baby white-faced saki monkey was born on December 26th at Como Zoo to Patty (Age 6), on loan from the Cleveland Zoo, and Milton (Age 4), on loan from the Pittsburgh Zoo.