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Like victims hiding from a robber, a group of cotton-top tamarin monkeys whisper to each other in the presence of a potential threat.
The cottontop tamarin (Saguinus oedipus), also known as the PinchÃ© Tamarin, is a small New World monkey weighing less than 1lb (0.5 kg). It is found in tropical forest edges and secondary forests where it is tree living and active during the day. This tamarin species has a long crest with white hairs from forehead to nape flowing over the shoulders. The back is brown. The belly, arms and legs are whitish-yellow. Rump and inner thighs are reddish-orange. They are most active from sunrise...
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