Golden Handed Tamarin

Golden Handed Tamarin / Saguinus midas
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The golden or yellow handed tamarin occurs in Brazil; French Guiana; Guyana and Suriname. It is common throughout the majority of its range, and considered the most widespread and abundant of all callitrichids and is currently expanding its range. This species occurs in lowland and hilly rainforest, savanna forest, white-sand forest, and also in secondary habitats in close proximity to villages and cities. AWWP keeps two well reproducing family groups and participates in an international studbook for this species. The IUCN classifies this species as LEAST CONCERN.
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