Animal Size

Golden-backed uakari size: How big do they get?

How big does a Golden-backed uakari get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Golden-backed uakari (Cacajao melanocephalus) reaches an average size of 40 cm (1′ 4″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 18 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 3.13 kg (6.9 lbs). The Golden-backed uakari (genus: Cacajao) is a member of the family Cebidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Golden-backed uakari is  (1' 4

The golden-backed uakari (Cacajao melanocephalus) or black-headed uakari, is a New World primate from the family Pitheciidae. It lives in the Amazon Rainforest, and is found in the countries of Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela. It has black hair covering its body, except for a reddish abdomen, tail, and upper limbs, and a bald face. It has highly specialised teeth which allow it to eat seeds and fruits with hard shells. The name golden-backed uakari is a neotype proposed by Boubli et al. (2008).

Animals of the same family as a Golden-backed uakari

We found other animals of the Cebidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Golden-backed uakari

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Golden-backed uakari:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Golden-backed uakari

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Golden-backed uakari:

Animals with the same weight as a Golden-backed uakari

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Cacajao melanocephalus: