Cotton Top Tamarin
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cotton top tamarin
Common Name Cotton Top Tamarin
Scientific Name Saguinus oedipus
Range NW Colombia, South America
Status Endangered
Comments The male plays a larger role than the female in the care of their young. One of the characteristics that distinguishes them from other old world monkey's is that they have modified claws rather than nails.

Equipment Used
( Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorrhini
Family: Cebidae
Subfamily: Callitrichinae
Genus: Saguinus
Species: Saguinus oedipus

last update 6/22/08
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