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Endangered Monkey Tied To Saving Brazil Forests
2012-10-20 09:38:52

A conservation campaign that helped save an endangered species of monkey in Brazil is now turning its attention towards preserving the forests that it calls home.


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Geoffroy's Tamarin, Saguinus geoffroyi
2012-07-20 08:34:17

Geoffroy’s tamarin (Saguinus geoffroyi) is a small primate that is native to Colombia and Panama. Its other common names include the rufous-naped tamarin, the red-crested tamarin, and the Panamanian tamarin. It can be found in many different habitats including dry, moist, tropical, and secondary forests. In Panama, it occurs in the central and eastern regions, but is found less on the Atlantic coast. It can be found in Metropolitan Natural Park as well as an urban park with its Panama...

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2006-12-27 16:03:28

The cottontop tamarin (Saguinus oedipus), also known as the Pinché 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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2006-12-27 15:59:38

The Emperor Tamarin (Saguinus imperator) is a tamarin allegedly named for its similarity with the German emperor Wilhelm II. The name was first intended as a joke, but the name has become the official scientific name. This tamarin lives in the southwest Amazon Basin, in east Peru, north Bolivia and in the west Brazilian states of Acre and Amazons. The fur of the Emperor Tamarin is predominantly grey colored, with yellowish speckles on its chest. The hands and feet are black and the tail...

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2006-12-27 15:50:42

The golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia), or golden marmoset, is a small New World monkey of the family Cebidae. It is native to the humid coastal forests of Brazil. The golden lion tamarin is an endangered species and among the most rare animals in the world. It has an estimated wild population of 1,000 individuals and a captive population of approximately 500. Description As its name would suggest, this lion tamarin is reddish orange to golden brown in color. Its hair is...

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