SAKI , the native name of a
See also:group of tropical
See also:American monkeys nearly allied to those known as uakaris (see
See also:UAKARI), with which they agree in the forward inclination of the
See also:lower incisor teeth, the
See also:depth of the hinder
See also:part of the lower
See also:jaw, and the non-prehensile tail . The sakis, -which
See also:form the genus Pithecia, are specially characterized by their long and generally bushy tails, distinct whiskers and
See also:beard, and the usually elongated hair on the
See also:crown of the
See also:head, which may either radiate from a point in the centre, or be divided by a median parting . They are very delicate animals, difficult to keep in confinement, and in that state exhibiting a gentle disposition, and being normally silent (see PRIMATES) . SAKURA-JIMA, a
See also:oval in shape and measuring 7 m.by 5 m., lying in the
See also:northern part of the
See also:Bay of Kagoshima (31° 4o' N., 13o° 35' E.) . It has a
See also:volcano 3743 ft. high (of which an eruption was recorded in 1779), and is celebrated for its hot springs, its oranges and its
See also:giant radishes (daikon), which some-times weigh as much as 70 lb .
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