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2010-07-08 14:45:00

In a fascinating example of vocal mimicry, researchers have documented a wild cat species imitating the call of its intended victim: a small, squirrel-sized monkey known as a pied tamarin.

2008-09-30 00:00:18

A westcountry zoo has been so successful in breeding critically endangered exotic monkeys that it is sending a pair to France to help conserve the species. Newquay Zoo has been breeding the pied tamarins, one of the 25 most endangered primate species in the world.

2007-06-06 18:00:24

By TALES AZZONI SAO PAULO, Brazil - The theft of a rare Amazon monkey from a Brazilian zoo could harm biologists' efforts to repopulate the endangered species, zoo officials said Wednesday.


Latest Pied Tamarin Reference Libraries

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2006-12-27 16:00:53

The pied tamarin is a critically endangered primate species found in a restricted area in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest.

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2006-12-27 15:55:25

The red-handed tamarin (Saquinas midas), also known as the golden-handed or midas tamarin, is a New World monkey named for the reddish hair on their feet and hands. It is native to the in wooded areas along the Amazon River in Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname, and Venezuela. They live in cooperative groups of 4 to 15 members with little competition among a group even between breeding males. Only one female among a group will breed during breeding season. The gestation period is 140...

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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
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