marmoset vs tamarin

marmoset tamarin


  • 1) Any of various very small New World monkeys of the genera Callithrix and Cebuella, having a long tail and long incisors that they use to penetrate bark to extract gum and sap.
  • 2) (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of small South American monkeys of the genera Hapale and Midas, family Hapalidæ. They have long soft fur, and a hairy, nonprehensile tail. They are often kept as pets. Called also squirrel monkey.
  • 3) small soft-furred South American and Central American monkey with claws instead of nails
  • 4) A little ape or monkey.
  • 5) An ugly little fellow; a conceited “puppy.”
  • 6) Now, specifically, a small squirrel-like South American monkey of the family Hapalidæ, or Mididæ (which see for technical characters).


  • 1) One of a family of squirrel-sized South American monkeys.
  • 2) Any of various small, long-tailed, arboreal monkeys of the genera Leontopithecus and Saguinus of Central and South America, closely related to and resembling the marmosets but having a larger body, longer limbs, and lower canines that extend well beyond the incisors.
  • 3) (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of small squirrel-like South American monkeys of the genus Midas, especially Midas ursulus.
  • 4) small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail
  • 5) One of the small squirrel-monkeys of South America; a marmoset of the genus Midas, as M. leoninus, the lion tamarin; M. rosalia, the silky tamarin, or marikina; M. ursulus, the negro tamarin, etc.


  • 1) It may look as if a male marmoset is fathering baby marmosets, but he may actually just be their uncle ....
  • 2) Each individual marmoset is an amalgam of cells from two different marmosets.
  • 3) Something I read recently, I can't remember what, reminded me of marmosets and my favorite poem with the word marmoset in it.
  • 4) After all, it’s hard to argue that a flour-encrusted marmoset is any stranger than, say, kapparot.
  • 5) There are also tamarins, the difference between a tamarin and a marmoset is the location of their teeth.
  • 6) Category: Carol Shea-Porter, death of irony, frank guinta, meet the new boss, new hampshire, tasered marmoset
  • 7) The monkey was identified as a 7-week-old marmoset.
  • 8) ‘Every year more than 10,000 non-human primates, including baboons, owl monkeys rhesus macaques and marmosets are transported by commercial airlines to research labs.’
  • 9) ‘Rare uakari monkeys, marmosets and umbrella birds move through the lush canopy foraging for food.’
  • 10) ‘Human cold sores, he said, can kill smaller monkeys like marmosets and tamarins.’
  • 11) ‘Several birds of paradise flew across from tree to tree, watched on by colourful howler monkeys and marmosets.’
  • 12) ‘The male carries, feeds, and grooms the infants - with help from their older siblings - and may even act as a midwife during birth, grooming and licking the newborn marmosets.’


  • 1) I have a strong liking for duck $16, so that was a given, here delivered in a bowl ripe with aromatic 5-spice powder, accompanied by charred frisee, chicory, tamarin syrup, and grains of paradise, a pungent spice.
  • 2) A new monkey, a subspecies of saddleback tamarin, has been described.
  • 3) “If music based on tamarin calls can alter their behavior, then our ancestors would have been able to use similar components of music to influence one another, and perhaps simple words to name things or to express actions.”
  • 4) Sauces range from sweet coconut to eye-fogging special kulambhzu, a tamarin curry.
  • 5) The cooperative model Dr. Kleiman pioneered with the golden lion tamarin project has since been widely adopted as the most effective way to manage the genetics of rare species.
  • 6) SIEGEL: You wrote - in your story, you mentioned a complaint from some years ago from 1995, about another experiment with cotton-top tamarin monkeys.
  • 7) The bearded saki (Chiropotes satanas), howler monkey (Alouatta belzebul), and red-handed tamarin (Saguinus midas) are all eastern Amazonian primates.
  • 8) ‘In marmosets and tamarins - the little South American monkeys that are, besides us, the only full-fledged cooperative breeders among primates - a female has to be ready to be a helper this year and a mother the next.’
  • 9) ‘Human cold sores, he said, can kill smaller monkeys like marmosets and tamarins.’
  • 10) ‘Among tamarins and spider monkeys, all males are dichromats - they can't perceive reds or greens.’
  • 11) ‘For example, tamarins and marmosets, both New World monkeys, suffer high mortality in their early years; sensibly, then, they reach sexual maturity and begin reproducing at an early age.’
  • 12) ‘Other endangered primates now include lemurs in Madagascar, tamarins in Brazil, langurs in Vietnam, orang-utans in Sumatra, and gorillas and a variety of monkeys in Africa.’
  • 13) ‘My field work has involved observations of the dietary behavior of various species of howler monkeys, spider monkeys, capuchins and tamarins as well as woolly spider monkeys.’
  • 14) ‘Eleven of the tamarins and 14 marmosets had pregnant mates.’
  • 15) ‘In contrast, most New World primates, such as the tamarins and marmosets of South America, are dichromatic, having just blue-sensitive and green-sensitive opsins.’
  • 16) ‘The phylogeny of the eight monkeys is relatively well established, except for the interrelationships of the owl monkey, squirrel monkey, and tamarin.’
  • 17) ‘Only five percent of mammals are thought to be socially monogamous, including gibbons, jackals, and tamarins.’
  • 18) ‘An entire family works to care for new tamarins; in wild and captive monkeys, a group of five appears to be the ideal number of caretakers needed for healthy young.’
  • 19) ‘The tamarins were fairly cooperative but still showed a healthy amount of self-interest: over repeated encounters with fellow monkeys, the typical tamarin pulled the lever about 40 percent of the time.’
  • 20) ‘Threatened by habitat loss due to urban growth, agriculture, and cattle grazing, the pied tamarin also moves from Endangered to Critically Endangered.’
  • 21) ‘Trichromat tamarins, as it turned out, were 50 percent more adept at choosing the ripe fruit than their dichromat fellows.’
  • 22) ‘Interestingly, marmoset and tamarin babies also babble.’
  • 23) ‘The tamarin is the first primate bred in captivity with the goal of reintroducing it into the wild.’
  • 24) ‘The scientists behind this study had previously attempted to discover if a monkey could learn to be altruistic by putting two tamarins in opposite cages and letting them figure out that they could only be fed if the other one pulled a lever.’
  • 25) ‘The birth marks the halfway point in the race to reach the target population of 2,000 tamarins on more than 60,000 protected acres by 2025.’
  • 26) ‘They are only the third mammal type, after human beings and tamarin monkeys, to have been shown to possess this ability.’
  • 27) ‘The Wildlife Trust also works with black lion tamarins, but its work concentrates on improving and connecting isolated pockets of tamarin habitat in Brazil.’

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