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Cacajao calvus rubicundus
This is a neotropical monkey with a short non-prehensile tail. They weighs between 2.75 and 3.45 kg, and the length of the body and head in the males averages 45.6 cm and 44 cm in the females. It is characterized by having a red face, lacking hair; the rest of the body has thick grayish fur. They like seeds flowers fruits and sometimes insects, I saw one close to the ground feeding on a fresh Calathea sp leave.
Dense rainforest, Peru and Brazil .
Assessment Information, (FROM THE WEB) Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii,v) ver 3.1 Year Published: 2008 Date Assessed: 2008-06-30 Assessor(s): Rylands, A.B., Boubli, J.-P., Mittermeier R.A. & Veiga, L.M. Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A., Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority) & Hoffmann, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team) Justification: Listed as Vulnerable as the range of this subspecies approximates 20,000 km², it survives at fewer than 10 locations, and there is a continuing decline in habitat due especially to logging and agriculture combined with the effects of hunting. Previously published Red List assessments: 2003 – Vulnerable (VU) 2000 – Endangered (EN) 1996 – Endangered (EN)