Tamarin, Pied

Tamarin, Pied

Saguinus bicolor

Vital Statistics

Height:

11 inches

Weight:

15 ounces

Diet:

Marmoset chow, corn on the cob, strawberries, grapes, frozen veggie mix, apple, banana, blueberries, mealworms.

Conservation:

Status: Endangered

Geographic Region

Central Amazon region in Brazil.

At The Zoo

Faces of the Rainforest

Did You Know?

They communicate audibly with whistles and chirps. They mark their scent throughout their territory. Visual signals are used, and pied tamarins employ complex tactile communication, primarily via social grooming.