Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
Omnivorous. Fruit, flowers, nectar, seeds, gums, insects, spiders, lizards, bird eggs.
Habitat: Τropical rainforests.
Weight: male: max 1.4kg , female: max 1.2kg
Dimensions: head to body male max 37cm, female max 34cm tail length: 36-40cm
Gestation: 160-170 days, 1 young at each birth.
Lifespan: ~21 years
Social structure: Groups of 20 up to 100 animals.
Estimated population in the wild: Common - decreasing
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Threats: Trapping for the pet trade, deforestation.
Did you know that:
- Some temporary relationships may form between a mother with no infant and another female's infant. These older females become "aunts".
- Fathers are completely uninvolved with their youngsters' upbringing.