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Sagui de tufos brancos (Whites tufts marmosets)

Callithrix jacchus

Description:

É o sagüi mais conhecido e comum. São animais de pequeno porte com peso entre 350 e 450 gramas, pelagem estriada na orelhas e mancha branca na testa. Coloração geral do corpo acinzentado-claro com reflexos castanhos e pretos. A cauda é maior do que o corpo e tem a função de garantir o equilíbrio do animal.________(English)_______ It is the best known and common marmosets. They are small animals weighing between 350 and 450 grams, striated coat on ears and white spot on his forehead. General color of body light gray with brown and black reflections. The tail is greater than the body and serves to ensure the balance of the animal.

Habitat:

Habita a caatinga e o cerrado, em formações arbóreas baixas. Mas se adaptam muito bem em outras formações florestais e em áreas urbanas. São animais agitados e curiosos, podendo se tornar agressivos caso se sintam ameaçados. Podem se contaminar com doenças comuns a animais domésticos nas áreas urbanas, inclusive havendo a possibilidade de se tornarem agentes transmissores de raiva. ________(English)________ It inhabits the caatinga and cerrado in low arboreal formations. But adapt well in other forest types and in urban areas. They are restless and curious animals and may become aggressive if they feel threatened. May be contaminated with diseases common to domestic animals in urban areas, including having the opportunity to become agents of transmitting rabies.

Notes:

Quando é ameaçado, emite guinchos muito agudos, alertando o grupo. Protegem o território de outros grupos com sons fortes.________(English)_______When threatened, it emits high pitched squeals, alerting the group. Protect territory from other groups with loud sounds.

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2 Comments

zapabio
zapabio 9 years ago

você minha a missão que crie só com mamíferos do Brasil? coloca essa foto lá! Obrigado

Have you seen my new mission with mammals from Brazil? enter it! Thanks

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williefromwi
williefromwi 9 years ago

wonderful series thanks for sharing the photos and the information about these beautiful creatures.

renanulisses
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Spotted on Jul 31, 2012
Submitted on Jul 31, 2012

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