Callithrix penicillata: Black-tufted marmoset

The black-tufted marmoset [Callithrix penicillata], is a species of New World monkey that lives primarily in the Neo-tropical gallery forests of the Brazilian Central Plateau. This marmoset typically resides in rainforests, living an arboreal life high in the trees, but below the canopy.

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The black-tufted marmoset reaches a size of 19 to 22 cm and weighs up to 350 g.

Photo: Singapore Zoo, Singapore, 20120722

Source: Wikipedia

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