Mogo Zoo - 5 (Cotton-top Tamarin)

These cute little primates appeared to be huddled together for warmth.

From Wikipedia -
"The cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) is a small New World monkey weighing less than 0.5 kg (1.1 lb). One of the smallest primates, the cotton-top tamarin is easily recognized by the long white sagittal crest extending from its forehead to its shoulders. The species is found in tropical forest edges and secondary forests in northwestern Colombia where it is arboreal and diurnal. Its diet includes insects and plant exudates and it is an important seed disperser in the tropical ecosystem."

See more at : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotton-top_tamarin

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Lovely shot.
posted June 22nd, 2014  
Cool shot!
posted June 22nd, 2014  
They are so close! Great find!
posted June 22nd, 2014  
Great picture and information about Tamarins. Katharine
posted June 22nd, 2014  
Great capture Tony!
posted June 22nd, 2014  
A brilliant shot.
posted June 22nd, 2014  
Lovely shot and colour.
posted June 23rd, 2014  
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