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Two endangered Tamarins born at Staffordshire tourist attraction

Staff Newsletter - Apr 28, 2017
SPRING has sprung in Staffordshire with the birth of two critically endangered Cotton-Top Tamarins at a tourist attraction. The twins, Kit and Leo, were born at Drayton Manor in March and weigh around 40-45g, roughly the third of the weight of a hamster.

Happy birthday: TWIN baby tamarins, born at the Racine Zoo, turn ONE!

fox6now.com - Apr 19, 2017
Posted 5:55 pm, April 19, 2017, by Katie DeLong, Updated at 05:56PM, April 19, 2017. Facebook · Twitter · Reddit · LinkedIn · Pinterest · Email. RACINE — TWIN baby tamarins, born at the Racine Zoo, turned ONE on Tuesday, April 18th! Avril and Francois ...

The Racine Zoo needs help naming their twin emperor tamarins

WDJT - Apr 20, 2017
The Racine Zoo has revealed the gender of their newest emperor tamarins and now they need help to name them. The twins were born back in February and the Racine Zoo has now confirmed both of them to be males. The emperor tamarins are primates ...

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The Great Monkey Rescue: Saving the Golden Lion Tamarins

by: Sandra Markle
Golden lion tamarins are found only in Brazilian forests. These small, remarkable monkeys once had plenty of space to roam and claim family territories. But years of deforestation caused their numbers to shrink. They were in serious danger of becoming extinct.

To help, scientists studied the animals in zoo settings. But they faced several mysteries. Why weren't golden lion tamarins reproducing in zoos? If scientists reintroduced zoo-raised tamarins to the wild, would those monkeys survive? And how could scientists give tamarins enough forest area for the population to grow? Find out how scientists and concerned citizens worked together to give golden lion tamarins a hopeful future.
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Tuki and Moka: A Tale of Two Tamarins

by: Judy Young
Eduardo and his family live in a small town in Ecuador, not far from the Amazon rainforest. The rainforest is an important part of their lives. Each month Eduardo and his father travel by river from their town to the rainforest. There, using just a basket and a machete, they gather Brazil nuts. They are castañeros and this is how they earn their living. But the rainforest is not only important to the castañeros; it is home to many exotic species of plants, birds, and mammals, including two playful tamarins that Eduardo has named Tuki and Moka.
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Marmosets and Tamarins: Pocket Identification Guide

by: A. Rylands, R.A. Mittermeier, A.F. Coimbra-Filho, E.W. Heymann
This is a folding pocket guide devoted to the callitrichids, among the most widespread and engaging of New World monkeys. This folding guide presents colour illustrations and detailed range maps for all seven genera now recognized within the Callitrichidae: the pygmy marmoset (Cebuella), the dwarf marmoset (Callibella), the Atlantic and Amazonian marmosets (Callithrix and Mico), the tamarins (Saguinus), the lion tamarins (Leontopithecus) and the enigmatic Goeldi's monkey (Callimico). Each of the sixty-one callitrichid taxa is illustrated by the primate artist Stephen Nash, and accompanied by notes on geographic distribution as well as current threat status on the IUCN Red List.
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Golden Lion Tamarins

Dublin zookeeper Susan O'Brien lives out a lifelong dream by travelling half way across the world to the Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil and visits golden lion ...

Emperor Tamarins at London Zoo - Making Animal Babies - BBC

A family of Emperor Tamarins at London Zoo are tranferred to an outdoor enclosure to improve their breeding. Great video from BBC show Making Animal ...

Baby Monkey Twins at Play

In Brazil, forest space for golden lion tamarins is dwindling, so the National Zoo came up with a plan to breed monkeys and release them back into the wild.

Conservation Connection: Cotton Top Tamarin

Did you know that Cotton Top Tamarins: - Each have a unique pouffy hairstyle? - Spoon each other at night? - Are one of the most endangered primates?

The Plight of the Pied Tamarin

Pied tamarins are considered to be the most threatened primates in the Amazon rainforest. They're only found in and around the ever-expanding city of Manaus.