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Uakari Monkey

Cacajao (calvus sp.?)

Description:

3 foot body covered in long orange fur with a red face.

Habitat:

Deep in the Amazon Jungle

Notes:

Very shy. Wonder if this Cacajao calvus

1 species ID suggestions

Red Uakari Monkey
Cacajao calvus rubicundus

12 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Great spotting..!!
Its tough to grab them in meadow...

Christian9
Christian9 6 years ago

wow this is the only uakari spotting on this website, nice job!

Carolina
Carolina 6 years ago

I'm still waiting this monkey make it to sotd!

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 6 years ago

Great shot Peter! A new member of the family for me too!

peter
peter 6 years ago

Yes, I'm still amazed this is the only Uakari on the site...

SeanWeekly
SeanWeekly 6 years ago

Peter what an amazing Monkey have never seen one of these before, so funny looking. Great capture.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Great mammal and lucky to have home in Amazonian empire...!!

Louisiana Belle
Louisiana Belle 6 years ago

Thanks, Peter!

peter
peter 6 years ago

It took us 3 months but that feature is finally available :)

Louisiana Belle
Louisiana Belle 7 years ago

Oh, good. Hurry! LOL

peter
peter 7 years ago

We're working on that feature! It will be a 'Like' button where you go and see all the images you've liked in the past.

Louisiana Belle
Louisiana Belle 7 years ago

Amazing image. I wish there was a way to favorite some of these like they have on Flickr.

Manaus, AM, Brazil

Lat: -3.00, Long: -60.12

Spotted on Sep 27, 2010
Submitted on Oct 6, 2010

Reference

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