|Number of young at birth:||
Normally give birth to twins, but single births and triplets also occur.
|Age of maturity:||Both males and females reach maturity between 16 and 20 years.|
|Size:||9-10 in high|
|Size at birth:||About 1.6 oz|
Come visit Isabella, Marquis and baby Cadeau inside Vanishing Kingdom.
- Small, tree-dwelling monkey that lives in extended family groups
- Lightweight enough to forage for fruit and insects on the outermost tips of tree branches.
- Range: extreme southeastern Peru, northwestern Brazil and northwestern Bolivia.
- Habitat: rainforest – found along the edges of the forests as well as in the tall tropical rainforests.
- Diet: fruit, flowers, nectar, gum, and small animals
- Physical Characteristics: gray with a silvery-brown crown and a reddish orange tail. A prominent feature is the elongated mustache.
- Emperor tamarins live in groups of two to as many as 15 animals
- Will run or walk across the forest floor, are capable of leaping across branches
- Emperor tamarins are diurnal (awake during the day) and live in trees