Gallery description : emperor tamarin

The average weight is 220g - 900g (7.7oz - 32oz). Emperor Tamarin is a mammal that lives in lowland tropical forest. It has a fur skin type. The preferred food type is omnivore. Emperor Tamarin which scientific name is saguinus imperator is usually 18cm - 30cm (7in - 12in). These mammals usually live 8 - 15 years. The maximum speed it can reach is 40km/h (24mph).

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