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Black-tufted marmoset

Callithrix penicillata

Notes:

The black-tufted marmoset population is expanding in places and they are considered to be Least Concern by the IUCN. However, they are in decline in other areas and are hunted for the pet trade. Pictures taken at Artis, zoo of Amsterdam,

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6 Comments

Antoine Verfaille
Antoine Verfaille 7 years ago

They are so cool ;)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Lovely and Impressive series,

FoTony
FoTony 7 years ago

It truly looks like a wise mammal, Thank you Rieko!

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

This creature is definitely related to us human beings (look at the expressions). Nice picture.

FoTony
FoTony 7 years ago

Thanks Satyen, they are lovely little creatures.

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Cute animal.

Antoine Verfaille
Spotted by
Antoine Verfaille

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Spotted on Jun 23, 2012
Submitted on Dec 19, 2012

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