Pied Tamarin
Pied Tamarin ©www.zoo-palmyre.fr

Order Primates

Family Callitrichidae

Scientific Name

Saguinus bicolor

Thumbnail Description

Pied tamarins are also found in the adjacent rio Preto da Eva and rio Urubu interfluvium, but are comparatively rare

Size & Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 20.8–28.3 cm

WEIGHT: 428 grams

TAIL: 33.5–42.0 cm

Habitat

Rainforests

Distribution

Brazilian Amazon Rainforest

Diet

Fruit, flowers, nectar, insects, spiders, small vertebrates, bird eggs

Reproduction

Twins

Sexual Maturity

16 – 20 months

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

10 years (wild)

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Group Name

Troops

Predators

Small cats, birds of prey, snakes

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Live in groups of 2 – 15 members

Conservation Status

Endangered

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