Black-tailed Marmoset
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Order Primates

Family Callitrichidae

Scientific Name

Mico melanurus

Thumbnail Description

They live together in small groups and mark their territory with scent glands

Size & Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 18 to 28 cm

WEIGHT: 300 to 400 g

Habitat

Amazon rainforest

Distribution

Central South America (Amazon in Brazil, Pantanal, eastern Bolivia, northern Paraguay)

Diet

Tree sap, bird eggs, fruits, insects, small vertebrates

Reproduction

2 – 3 litters

Sexual Maturity

2 years

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Diurnal, arboreal

Conservation Status

Least Concern

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