silvery marmoset
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Order Primates

Family Callitrichidae

Scientific Name

Mico argentatus

Thumbnail Description

They spend the night in tree hollows or in very close vegetation.

Size & Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 18 to 28 cm (7.1 to 11.0 in)

WEIGHT: 300 to 400 g (11 to 14 oz)

Habitat

Eastern Amazon Rainforest

Distribution

Brazil

Diet

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

Reproduction

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