Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Emperor Tamarin

We just learned about the Cotton Top Tamarin.

Another type of new world monkey is the Emperor Tamarin.

This is a very small monkey, only growing to about 1 pound and less than 1 foot long.

They get their name because they have a big white moustache, and someone thought their moustache looked like a German emperor at the time named Wilhelm II who had the same kind of big moustache.

Most of the time these monkeys live in the trees in the Amazon rainforest, and they eat small things like fruits, nuts, sap from trees, and sometimes small bugs.

(from: wikipedia - emperor tamarin)

Emperor Tamarin - The Earther

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