Geoffroy's Marmoset Callithrix geoffroyi

Geoffroy's Marmoset
Geoffroy's Marmoset
Geoffroy's Marmoset, sometimes called the White-headed Marmoset, lives in coastal rainforests of southeast Brazil.
Geoffroy's Marmosets
Geoffroy's Marmosets
Geoffroy's Marmoset worrying
They live in family groups of up to a dozen.
Geoffroy's Marmoset climbing tree
Geoffroy's Marmoset juvenile
Geoffroy's Marmoset climbing tree
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.
Geoffroy's Marmoset mother and babies
Geoffroy's Marmoset baby
Geoffroy's Marmoset
Parent with young twins. Twins are usual for marmosets. Father, mother and adult relatives share baby-sitting duties.
Geoffroy's Marmoset
Geoffroy's Marmoset juvenile
Most primates have hands with fingers but marmosets have claws to run up trees and tear into tree bark.
Geoffroy's Marmoset babies
Babies