DIET Fruit, insects, gum, nectar, leaves, small vertebrates, eggs
THREATS Habitat loss
INTERESTING FACTS Emperor tamarins are… small monkeys with
long, white whiskers that sweep back from the muzzle on both
sides and look like mustaches. When females give birth to one
or two young (rarely, three), the adult males assist with the birth,
immediately taking the newborns and washing them. Show More
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