Gallery description : cottontop tamarin

Cottontop Tamarin (saguinus oedipus) is an animal of the mammal type. It usually lives in lowland tropical forest. The weight of the animal is about 220g - 900g (7.7oz - 32oz) and average life span is 8 - 15 years. Hawks, snakes, wild cats predators are the dangerous creatures for cottontop tamarins. See the table below for more facts.

Facts about cottontop tamarins
NameCottontop Tamarin
Size (L)18cm - 30cm (7in - 12in)
Average Litter Size2
TypeMammal
LifestyleTroop
HabitatLowland tropical forest
Life Span8 - 15 years
Scientific NameSaguinus oedipus
Distinctive FeaturesSmall body size and long, thin tail
Main PreyFruit, insects, rodents
ClassMammalia
FamilyCallitrichidae
PredatorsHawks, snakes, wild cats
Skin TypeFur
DietOmnivore
OrderPrimates
Top Speed40km/h (24mph)
ColourBlack, white, brown, tan
GenusSaguinus
PhylumChordata
KingdomAnimalia
Weight220g - 900g (7.7oz - 32oz)
Conservation StatusCritically endangered
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