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.. They live in South American rainforests. When excited or upset, their red faces becomes even redder.
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- Barnett A.A. 2004. The meanings of Cacajao and Uacari: Folk Etymology in Neotropical Primate Taxonomy. Neotropical Primates 12(3): 147-152
- Parker, Jane; Frances A. Dipper. DISCOVERY Oceans and Rainforests. 2000 Quarto Children's Books. pp. 46. .