Golden-mantled Tamarin
Golden-mantled Tamarin ©thinkgalapagos

Order Primates

Family Callitrichidae

Scientific Name

Saguinus tripartitus

Thumbnail Description

The long tail is prehensile, and the large eyes face forward

It is most likely to forage between 4–10 meters off the forest floor

Size & Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 218–240 mm

TAIL: 316–341 mm

Habitat

Upper Amazon

Distribution

Ecuador, Peru

Diet

Fruit, nectar, insects, gum

Reproduction

2 litters

Sexual Maturity

12 – 21 months

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Arboreal, diurnal

Conservation Status

Near Threatened