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Cotton-top tamarins are an endangered species of primate found only in the tropical forests of Colombia. It Weight about 1 pound. The wild population is estimated at about 6000, with 2000 adults. This species is Critically Endangered, having lost more than three-quarters of it's original habitat to deforestation. They recently featured in “The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates 2008-2010” (http://www.primate-sg.org/PC24.htm)
It is found in tropical forest edges and secondary forests.
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