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Geoffroys 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...

Cottontop Tamarin
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...

Pied Tamarin
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.

Emperor Tamarin
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...

White-lipped Tamarin
2006-12-27 15:58:13

The white-lipped tamarin (Saguinus labiatus), also known as the red-bellied tamarin, is a tamarin that lives in the Amazon area of Brazil and Bolivia. The red belly of these New World monkeys is its most remarkable outward characteristic. Otherwise it is black with a thin white mustache on its face and a black-brown back. They live in social groups of related animals. The mother usually...

Black-mantled Tamarin
2006-12-27 15:56:36

The black-mantled tamarin, Saguinus nigricollis, is a species of tamarin from South America. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

Red-handed Tamarin
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...

Golden Lion Tamarin
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...

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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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