What is a tamarin?



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    A tamarin is a type of little monkey that lives in the forests of Central and South America.  They are generally about the size of a squirrel and live between 15 and 18 years.  There are several types of tamarins including the golden lion tamarin, the emperor tamarin, and the black tamarin.  

    pied tamarin

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    Like other monkeys, tamerins live with their families in trees, where they sleep and forage for food. They are omnivores and eat insects, fruit, lizards, and birds. Tamarins are endangered due to habitat destruction. This is what a Golden Lion Tamarin looks like: 

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