Red Handed Tamarin
RED HANDED TAMARIN
- Native to: In the wild, they would live in moist woodland areas along the Amazon River in South America.
- Diet: They are Omnivores, which means they eat both plants and animals. Their diet consists mainly of insects and fruit.
- Lifespan: 20 years on average in captivity.
- IUCN Status: This species is listed as LEAST CONCERN on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
- Fun Facts: This species is a ‘New World Monkey’ and gets its name from the reddish hair on its hands and feet. They are a very sociable species living in family groups.