Golden Handed Tamarin

Golden Handed Tamarin

Scientific name
Saguinus midas
Order
mammals
Family
Social Structure
Activity
Food
Dangers
תוכנית שימור בגן
conservasion status
LC
Extinct
EX
Extinct in the Wild
EW
Critically endangered
CR
Endangered
EN
Vulnerable
VU
Near Threatened
NT
least Concern
LC
Deficient Data
DD
In the Bible

Weight
KG
1
-
0
Life Expectancy
years
21
Interesting To Know
  • Their scientific name (midas) comes from the Greek mythology of king Midas and his golden touch. This specie is known for the tolerance in the group and the way they assist each other. Only one female is breeding and the rest of the group help her to take care of the offspring. This female is oppress the other females both behaviorally and hormonally to prevent inbreeding. The tamarins are amazing jumpers and can jump from one tree to another.
Endangered status
lc
Worldwide
DD
Israel
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