WhIte LiPpED tAmaRin

Scientific Name: Sanguinus labiatus

Status: Least Concern

Trend: Stable

  • Also known as the red bellied tamarin.
  • There are three sub species.
  • Communicate through vocal calls and scent marking.


bLaCk TaIlEd mArMoseT

Scientific Name: Mico melanurus

Status: Least Concern

Trend: Unknown

  • Black tailed marmosets also eat fruits, insects, small vertebrates and birds eggs.
  • Originally rainforest inhabitants, plantations have caused them to expand their range further.

GoEldI's MoNkEY

Scientific Name: Callimico goeldii 

Status: Vulnerable

Trend: Decreasing

These primates live in small social groups and stay in contact with each other via high-pitched calls. They are a new world primate that naturally occurs in the upper Amazon basin region of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru!

cOmMon MaRmoSet

Scientific Name: Callithrix jacchus

Status: Least Concern

Trend: Stable

  • The father does most of the child care! The infants ride around on dad’s back until they need to be fed by mum!
  • Gestation lasts around 5 months, and females are ready to breed again 10 days after they have given birth!

rIng TaIlED lEmuR

Scientific Name: Lemur catta

Status: Endangered

Trend: Decreasing

  • Suffered over a 95% population decline since year 2000. Numbers fell from over 750,000 to less than 2300.
  • The only species in it’s genus.
  • Total length = 95-110cm
  • They are a diurnal (up during the day) species.
  • Habitat loss is their biggest threat but still caught for the pet trade and to be eaten by local people.

gRey MoUsE lEmUR

Scientific Name: Microcebus murinus

Status: Least Concern

Trend: Decreasing

One of the smallest primates in the world but the largest of the mouse lemurs.


pYgmy SlOw LoRis

Scientific Name: Nycticebus pygmaeus

Status: Vulnerable

Trend: Decreasing

Smallest of the ten species of slow loris.

Found in Laos, China, Vietnam & Cambodia.


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