Inhabiting the tropical forests of the Amazon River basin, emperor tamarins eat fruit, tree sap and… insects. This tamarin was named after the Emperor of Germany because of its long, white mustache. They often live in the same territory as other species of tamarins, but through a series of calls and movements, they can avoid seeing one another. This behavior is useful in detecting and defending both groups from danger. Habitat loss threatens the emperor tamarin. Show More
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