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My favorite lil babies! The Cotton-top Tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) is a small New World monkey weighing less than 0.5 kg (1.1 lb). One of the smallest primates, the cotton-top tamarin is easily recognized by the long white sagittal crest extending from its forehead to its shoulders. The species is found in tropical forest edges and secondary forests in northwestern Colombia where it is arboreal and diurnal

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The marmosets are 22 New World monkey species of the genera Callithrix, Cebuella, Callibella, and Mico. All four genera are part of the biological family Callitrichidae. by Olga Ermolaeva on 500px

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from FactZoo.com

Geoldi's Marmoset - Little Black Monkey Hiding In the Amazon

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White-faced Saki. [The white-faced saki, also known as the Guianan saki and the golden-faced saki, is a species of saki monkey, a type of New World monkey, found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.]

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Cottontop Tamarin (Saguinus oedipus), also known as the Pinché Tamarin, is a small New World monkey weighing less than 1lb (0.5 kg). It is found in tropical forest edges and secondary forests where it is arboreal and diurnal.

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Silvery Marmoset - Mico argentatus - A member of the family Callitrichidae, this New World monkey lives in the eastern Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. Originally rainforest inhabitants, plantations have caused them to increase their range. This primate is diurnal and spends the night in tree hollows or in very close vegetation

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 9 May 2012

A white-faced saki (Pithecia pithecia) eats in its enclosure at the zoo in Nuremberg, southern Germany // photo by Timm Schamberger/AP

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