A male uakari monkey

Uakari is the common name for the New World monkeys of the genus Cacajao. Both the English and scientific names probably came from indigenous languages.[1]. They live in South American rainforests. When excited or upset, their red faces becomes even redder.[2]

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  1. Barnett A.A. 2004. The meanings of Cacajao and Uacari: Folk Etymology in Neotropical Primate Taxonomy. Neotropical Primates 12(3): 147-152
  2. Parker, Jane. DISCOVERY Oceans and Rainforests. 2000 Quarto Children's Books. p. 46. ISBN 1-57145-445-4. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
Other Languages
català: Uacari
Cebuano: Cacajao
dansk: Uakarier
Deutsch: Uakaris
English: Uakari
español: Cacajao
euskara: Uakari
فارسی: یوآکاری
français: Ouakari
italiano: Cacajao
עברית: אואקרי
Кыргызча: Уакари
lietuvių: Uakaris
Nederlands: Cacajao
پنجابی: یواکاری
polski: Uakari
português: Cacajao
русский: Какажао
slovenščina: Uakari
svenska: Kortsvansapor
Tagalog: Cacajao
українська: Уакарі
Tiếng Việt: Cacajao
Winaray: Cacajao
中文: 禿猴屬