Geoffroy's tamarin

Geoffroy's tamarin

Order : Primates
Family : Callitrichidae
Species : Saguinus geoffroyi


Keywords: red , black , white , diurnal

The Geoffroy's tamarin is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Colombia, Costa Rica and Panama
Some facts about the
Geoffroy's tamarin

Adult weight : 0.499 kg (1.0978 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 21 years

Female maturity :548 days

Gestation : 142 days

Weaning : 56 days

Litter size : 2

Weight at birth : 0.046 kg (0.1012 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.225 kg (0.495 lbs)

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Facts about the Geoffroy's tamarin

Saguinus geoffroyi is the only callithricid whose range extends from South America as far north as Costa Rica (Grzimek, 1990). (Full text)

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