Tropical Americas

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A bald-headed uakari monkey (Cacajao calvus) in Amazon rainforest. This strange looking primate species, known for its unusual bright red face and thick fur, is found only in a few areas of the Amazon region in Brazil and Peru. They feed predominantly on seeds and fruits found in specialized habitats near rivers. Also known as: Bald-headed uacari, Bald Uakari, Red-and-white Uacari, Red Uakari, [Wild Animal]