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Ayres Uakari

Latin Name Cacajao ayresii
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location South America
Colour Black
Length -
Tail -
Weight -
Life Expectancy -


Ayres Uakaris can be found in the mountainous regions of the Brazilian Amazon


Predators of the Ayres Uakari include humans.

Interesting Facts

The Ayres Uakari is a newly discovered species of monkey. It was found by Jean-Phillipe Boubli of the University of Auckland after following native Yanomamo Indians on their hunts along the Rio Aracá, a tributary of the Rio Negro in Brazil.

Ayres Uakari was named after the Brazilian biologist José Márcio Corrêa Ayres.

Ayres Uakari are also known as:
Ayres Black Uakari
Aracá Uakari

The name Uakari is pronounced Wakari.

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