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Kaiserschnurrbarttamerin

Emperor tamarin
Saguinus imperator / Emperor tamarin

Kaiserschnurrbarttamerin
Habitat
tropical rainforest
Continent
Südamerika
Food
Fruits, insects, small animals, flowers and tree sap
Gestation/breeding period
140 - 145 days
Mode of life
small family groups
Class
Mammals
Order
Primaten

Did you know that?

~ 25 cm
size

~ 500 g
weight

~ 20 years
age

How endangered are Emperor tamarins?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Kaiserschnurrbarttamerin
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

In the field, tamarins are important dispersers of plant seeds and thus indirectly contribute to the reforestation of cleared areas.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Prof. Brandes House)

daily
15:30 Uhr
uncommented feeding


(Prof. Brandes House)

daily
9:30 Uhr
uncommented feeding


(Prof. Brandes House)

every first Fri. of the month
11:00 Uhr
commented meeting point with feeding


(Prof. Brandes House)

Wed, Sat
11:00 Uhr
commented meeting point with feeding
Kaiserschnurrbarttamerin

Emperor tamarin at the zoo tour

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