Red Handed Tamarin

Red Handed Tamarin


(Saguinus midas)

  • 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.

Posted on

November 5, 2019