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Crested Tamarin Monkey Skull measures 2.0 inches. Crested Tamarin Monkey Skull is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in USA. Scientific name is Saguinus geoffroyi. Skull is an adult male. Our percise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull, or office decor skull. California Academy of Sciences specimen.
Crested tamarin monkey or Saguinus geoffroyi is a small monkey. With a length of between 8.9 and 9.4 ins., excluding the tail, it is the smallest Central American monkey. The tail length is between 12.4 and 15.2 ins.
Crested tamarin monkey or Saguinus geoffroyi males have an average weight of 17.1 oz and females are slightly larger on average, with an average weight of 17.9 oz. The fur on its back is variegated black and yellow, with pale legs, feet and chest. Its face is nearly bare, but the head has reddish fur with a triangle-shaped patch in the front of the head. The tail is chestnut-red and has a black tip.
Crested tamarin monkey or Saguinus geoffroyi group size is generally between three and nine monkeys, with three to five being most common. Groups often consist of more than one adult of each sex. Adults of both sexes migrate between groups. Groups show some degree of territorial defense.
Crested tamarin monkey or Saguinus geoffroyi communication occurs both though vocalization and by visual gestures. Vocalizations that have been recorded include whistles, twitters, trills, loud or soft sharp notes, sneezes and long rasps. Body postures and displays that reveal more of the white coloration, such as standing on hind legs and piloerection, tend to be associated with aggression. Crested tamarin monkey or Saguinus geoffroyi females often signal willingness to mate by rapidly coiling their tails.
The diet of Crested tamarin monkey or Saguinus geoffroyi hs a varied diet that includes fruits, insects, exudates (gums and saps), and green plant parts. The diet varies seasonally. A study by Paul Garber estimated that the diet was made up of insects, fruit, exudates (almost entirely from Anacardium excelsum cashew trees), and 8 other items.
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