The White-faced Saki is a primate found in Venezuela, Guiana and North East Brazil.
Living in tropical rain forests.
White-faced sakis display noticeable sexual dichromism in their coloration; males having black fur with a white face and throat whilst females have brownish-grey fur with reddish-brown stripes around the corners of the eyes and mouth.
They are a diurnal creature and in general arboreal although they can be seen to come down from the branches to look for food.
Their diet consists of berries, leaves, honey, and sometimes small mammals and birds.
They live in small, family groups made up of the parents and several off spring. These groups use an area of action of 4 to 10 acres.
The gestation period is around 170 days. Normally one infant per birth staying with their mother the first weeks of life being sometimes looked after by other members of the family thereafter. Longevity is an average of up to 14 years, and up to 20 years living in captivity.
The body and head measure 20 to 48 cm. The tail measures between 25 and 54 cm.