English Name: 
Bearded Saki Monkeys

<div class="tree_txt_unlinked"><p>The bearded saki, <em>Chiropotes</em>, is found in the high rain forests of Guianas and Brazil. Two species are recognized: <em>C.satanas</em> and <em>C.albinasus</em>. Bearded sakis live in large multi-male multi-female groups that often break up during the day for foraging. Compared to <em>Pithecia</em>, <em>Chiropotes</em> is larger bodied, has a more robust jaw and is known to use hindlimb suspension during feeding.</p>
<p><strong>Citations</strong>: Fleagle 1999</p>