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Golden-handed tamarin

Saguinus midas

Description:

Taken during my thesis research last summer in Suriname. They are named for their golden colored hands and feet. They live in groups of about 8-12, although group sizes can vary. Females give birth to twins at least once a year, if not more, and the males carry the young. They are very small primates, weighing around a pound. Natural predators include snakes, birds of prey and large cats.

Habitat:

Tropical rainforest, Guiana Shield, Suriname

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2 Comments

Gina423
Gina423 9 years ago

It is a very beautiful and unique country, for sure!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

Nice! I would love to go to Suriname.

Gina423
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Gina423

Suriname

Spotted on May 29, 2012
Submitted on Apr 2, 2013

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