Black-tufted Marmoset Callithrix penicillata

Black-tufted Marmoset
Black-tufted Marmoset
Black-tufted Marmoset
The rare Black-tufted Marmoset lives in small family groups in rainforests of eastern Brazil.
Black-tufted Marmoset
Black-tufted Marmoset
Black-tufted Marmoset
Like other marmosets, their teeth (long incisors) are adapted to chisel small holes in trees to drink sap and gum in addition to taking fruit, flowers, insects and snails. They have specific alarm calls to identify different predators such as eagles, snakes or wild cats.
Black-tufted Marmoset parent with baby Parent with baby
Black-tufted Marmoset young Youngster
Black-tufted Marmoset baby Youngster
Parenting duties are shared among male and female family members.