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Black-tufted marmoset

Callithrix penicillata


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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Antoine Verfaille
Antoine Verfaille 7 years ago

They are so cool ;)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Lovely and Impressive series,

FoTony 7 years ago

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

RiekoS 7 years ago

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

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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