Saki, White-Faced

Saki, White-Faced

Pithecia pithecia

Vital Statistics


12 - 8 inches long


3 - 4 lbs


Primate chow, peanuts, sweet potatoes, eggs, bananas corn on the cob, pears, string beans, carrots, peppers, oranges, grapes, squash, cucumbers, celery, and meal worms


Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Rainforests of lowlands and mountains of the South American forest

At The Zoo

Faces of the Rainforest

Did You Know?

Saki monkeys’ are also known as “flying monkeys,” capable of leaping as much as 30 feet between branches.